Well, it's been an interesting week in the Bike Garden. First, there was the big make-over of the blogsite (I'll do an open house post tomorrow, but it is essentially finished).
Then there was the snow:
And then there was the person who lost control of a car and drove across our front garden...
...taking out the fence (again):
side-swiping a live oak:
and hitting my car, pushing it into the neighbor's yard:
The last photo was taken the day it happened, before it snowed. The photos in the snow were taken a couple of days later, while I was still shaking my head. Amazingly, damage was minimal. The wagon looks hardly dented (and the driver's insurance has assumed all liability for repair). The tree looks pretty skinned up, but I've got my fingers crossed that it will heal and survive. And since the snow and cold have abated, I'll repair the fence today. After being cooped up inside for several days, I'm actually looking forward to it.
Not that I want to keep having to repair this fence.
Or have people drive across my front yard.
I have no idea how the driver is--this all happened while I was at work--but reports from the neighbors were that injury appeared to be minimal. Alcohol was not involved.
Godspeed to the driver. Hope you are okay, whoever you are. People are more important than property. Be safe.