a peek inside the fishbowl

17 Jan, 2010


Posted by andrea tomkins in: My media (sideblog archive)

I am really enjoying Mighty Girls’ list of 100 skills everyone should master. Me, I would really like to know how to change a tire with confidence. (I think I could figure it out, but I’m not exactly sure … hmm. )

3 Responses to "Perusing:"

1 | Rae

January 18th, 2010 at 1:00 am


Changing tires isn’t bad! Better to practice in the drive way and know how than be stranded highway side with a flat and a dead cell phone!!

2 | @WannabeMomErin

January 18th, 2010 at 12:52 pm


I’ve never learned how to change a tire. I was so impressed last fall when our car had a slow leak, we discovered a flat one morning, and Jason put on the spare right there in the parking lot. I suppose after having watched him do it, I could manage it on my own too.

3 | Ron

February 10th, 2010 at 11:48 pm


i’m still the world champion of mixed tapes.

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