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Of late I've only been passing by once or twice a week.  Something happened last week that might make me a more frequent visitor.

I broke my right leg in a motorcycle accident. Despite the incapacitation, the expense, the burden on my family, and the burden on my employers, I am thankful for the outcome. I could have been killed, or in a coma, or otherwise unable to move at all.

Until I'm able to use my computer (I can't even get to the room with the computer right now, I'm typing this from a tablet) I can't submit any drawings, but all this time on my hands might cause me to draw some.

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SamBlob
Milton Keynes
Jamaica
Current Residence: Kingston, Jamaica (Do you say "mayen"? No? Well, we don't say "Mon", eithe
Favourite genre of music: '70's & early '80s reggae; '60s & '70s rock
Operating System: Windows, the choice of the the cyber-clueless like me...
MP3 player of choice: Hell, I just got used to CDs!
Shell of choice: Erm... Regular 87 octane?
Wallpaper of choice: Foot-thick foam padding
Skin of choice: My own & a good leather jacket (if I get another motorcycle...)
Favourite cartoon character: Snoopy, Hobbes, Yumi Ishiyama, Ruby Ringtail, Sakaki
Personal Quote: "OH DEAR GOD I HATE PHOOOONNNNES!!!!!"
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ShadowRayn Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
Checking in.... miss you dear.
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ShadowRayn Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2017
Miss you my friend! I keep coming back to check on you for anything new, Just hope you're doing good!! *hugs* <3
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ShadowRayn Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2016
*waves* hope you're doing well my friend, it's been a long while. I finally got a computer, but not a scanner yet x] how have you been? I hope you've healed up and doing good. Miss hearing from you. *hugs*
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chibi-jen-hen Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2015  Professional General Artist
A random hello! Hope all is well! :)
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Eisenmann1987 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Gone.
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FerenzaaNet Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014   General Artist
Thanks for faving.
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SamBlob Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014
You are most welcome.

Thank you for showing us those wonderful drawings. They remind me of the old Brockbank cartoons.

When I found your microcar drawings, I was going to ask you to draw a H-M-Vehicles Free-Way, until I realized that you had already drawn one! :D

The two biggest problems I have with microcars are my height and my gut; I don't think I can fit into most of them. Otherwise, I'd love to have one, especially a Messerschmitt or a Free-Way.
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FerenzaaNet Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014   General Artist
Interestingly, the Freeway and the Messerschmitt have opposite issues- the steering. On the Messerschmitt the handlebars are direct so it is about a quarter turn from lock to lock, but the Freeway is hard to keep in the lane because the steering is so vague, and the suspension in general could have used more development work. At least the Messerschmitt seat raises to aid entry.

I figured out that the cars I have an issue with are the ones too low in seat height, even a "big" car like the Trihawk- the doggone high sill and low seat made it difficult to get out of when the top was up. Getting in was just a matter of gravity.
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SamBlob Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014
I did not know that, but somehow it doesn't surprise me. The Germans are noted for making vehicles with precise, accurate steering and handling and the Americans... aren't. Even moreso considering that Fritz Fend was an experienced aviation engineer and Dave Edmonson was fresh out of university.

I found an article on the Free-Way about three months old that says that Edmonson is 71 years old and still living in Burnsville, Minnesota, where the Free-Way was built.
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The-Car-Gallery Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the fave.
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