This is my driveway. Notice something missing?
Fortunately - she also chose to do it five minutes from Dave's grandma's house, and I was able to limp her there with my four-ways on while she made all manner of scary noises. And extra-fortunately, Dave's uncle was home. He took a look and determined it was likely just a loose spark plug. He didn't have the tools to fix it, so he followed me as I limped it to the family's mechanic around the corner. The mechanic was gone for the day, so we dropped it off and he drove me the rest of the way home, promising to take care of it in the morning for me.
And he did. The plug has been tightened, and she seems to be running normal again. She's back at Dave's grandma's, and I can go pick her up this weekend when Dave returns from the cottage. So, I'm car-less for a few days - and just keeping my fingers crossed that when I pick her up, she'll behave herself for a while.
Since I'm working from home today, I decide to take the boys out on lunch to enjoy some sunshine. It's hard to worry in the sunshine. And look...