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Car trouble and angels

Late Saturday afternoon is never a good time to have serious car trouble. So when I turned off Rt 97 onto Broadway, I coasted to the nearest business that looked open. They were just closing but lent me a phone book to call my auto dealer in The Dalles and then delivered the bad news: Goldendale has no car rental business and no taxi service. Neither of them was able to change their plans to haul me 20 miles home. I tried another business with the same result; no one needed to earn a little extra money taking me home.

In desperation I went next to the Goldendale Center Place Market on Broadway. By then, if none of their staff were interested, I had visions of makin...

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