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Great auto mechanic in Simi Valley David Skinner

I found a great car mechanic last week. My front breaks were squeaking BAD and I figured they needed to be replaced but didn’t have much money to pay. The actual parts have a lifetime warranty from Autozone but the person that put them on for me 2 yrs ago could not do it. But, he gave me the number for someone named David (Dave) Skinner and told me to call him. So, I did. I brought my van over to him a few days later, after we got back from camping, and he worked on it.

He ended up getting the new breaks from Autozone to replace these (had someone from there bring them to him) and then he did all the work removing and replacing the front breaks on both sizes.

The breaks now work great and he charged me only $40.00. WOW WOW WOW!!!

His place of business was by my friend’s house so we walked over there and said hi and caought up on things then we walked to McDonald and they got a free snack (Little D got an apple pie and Baby K got a chocolate chip cookie and they both shared a small fry). These were free by using the coupons they sell at Halloween and Valentine’s Day. They are a great deal. So, when we were about done Dave called me and said the van was done. We walked back to him. Paid him. and chatted then left.

So, since the serivce was great and prices wonderful I thought I’d share it.

DS Auto Repair.
David Skinner.
(805) 306-9894.


Kids Talk Politics documentary

Check out Kids Talk Politics for great political views from small voices. For ages 8-10 yrs old. Children can tape their views and email it in as a link or on YouTube and they can be part of the documentary-in-progress.

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Baby Got Barack Obama

Great clothes for children with Barack Obama on them. I’ve seen lots around town (bought different places). “Barack-a-Mama” (for a mom). Barack Me All Night Long (baby shirt, like a lullaby) and more.

This specific website has “Barack-a-Bye Baby” and “Baby Got Barack” and more.

T-shirts, onsides, toddler shirts and adult tees. Shirts are $20 + $4 shipping.

Interesting but I’m not surprised Library vs video games

Library Fact:

Americans spend nearly 10 times as much money on home video games ($9.9 billion) as they do on school library materials for their children ($1 billion), according to the American Library Association.

I wonder if they compared books vs other multi-media (video games, computer games, dvd movies) and not compare it to a school library how the results would be different.

YOU have to think when surveys are done what they WANT you to hear!

Yes, I believe that people spend more money on video and computer and dvd (individually even) then books but is it REALLY double???

What do you think?

recycling ideas & websites

I just read about reusable bags and found a great link. These can be used in lunch boxes or just for left-overs. Instead of buying plastic bags, zip-loc bags and sandwich bags you can use these and RE-USE them over and over again. The website is Now, if you are like me, you think these are cool but can’t afford them, you can STILL do something. Wash your zip-loc bags and use them again. I do this mainly if there were dry goods in them, like chips or crackers. If it was something like meat or slimy stuff like pizza then I will throw them out. Due to the size, cost and how there is a few amount in the box, I tend to do it more with the gallon size bags.