Oh....Go play on the freeway will ya....

One of my Mom's more favorite sayings to get me out side was Go play on the freeway.....Which meant go do something, disappear will ya, go away....Well one day we actually did go play on the freeway. We lived on Vallejo Way just off of San Antonio and 7 th street just north of the then 2 lane San Bernardino Freeway better know as the 10 freeway....Anyway several of us had heard a big crash noise on the freeway and we all went down to the over crossing to see what had happened. It was a double set of trailers both turned over on there sides with the Sunkist logo splashed all over the truck and there were oranges every where....So we went home and found as many boxes as we could and went back and loaded up on free damaged fruit....I think we all went back to my house with about 10 boxes of oranges. My mom came home from work to find oranges all over the kitchen....We were making orange juice, as much as we could, and she of course wanted to know where we got all of the oranges. I looked at my mom and said to her..."Mom you are always telling us to go play on the freeway so we did." She didn't say anything except to clean up our mess....but ya know what...she never told us to go play on the freeway again. Gary Hall the ghostpainter

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