Monday, December 31, 2007


Myfanwe bought me a little bauble.

We love the car, but I wasn't prepared for the time commitment involved. We arrived at the dealership at 9:10 a.m. and didn't leave until 2:45 p.m. And we knew what we wanted when we walked in the door!

We each had a piece of pizza at noon, but nonetheless I was experiencing food management issues by the time we finally got out of there. As we were waiting for them to pull the car up to the door, our salesperson, Evan, said "We just have one more'll only take me five minutes to show you how to operate the radio." I couldn't help myself. I blurted out "No! I swear to G-d in heaven, if I have to stay here one more minute I am hurting somebody! There's a chance it wouldn't be you, but if I were a betting man, I still wouldn't take that bet."

She rides like a dream.


craftyncer said...

Of course not DahLing!!!! It fits you perfectly!!!!! Is it a Ford Escape?

Anonymous said...

Very pretty indeed!

A Happy and Healthy New Year to you and yours!

LTL (long time lurker)

Sarah HB said...

Congrats on the great raise and being loved at work. Gotta find somewhere to stash that extra money.

Looks good and it DEFINITELY does not make you look fat! ;)

Aidan said...

Our lovely new car, named Eve, is a Hyundai Santa Fe. She doesn't have all those googaws like heated rear wheel tire floss and the like, but she has everything we need and almost everything we wanted. We wanted an audio jack so we could plug the iPod directly into the stereo system, but I'm pretty sure that just ordering and paying for it would have taken 6.5 more hours.

(THe car came with 90 days free XM Satelite Radio. They have a disco channel. If they have a showtunes channel, we may have to subscribe!)

Norbert and I are taking our first car trip in Eve soon, so instead of listening to audio books on the iPod we will either check something good out of the library or listen to a Harry Potter that we own on disk.

Anonymous said...

Oooooooh wow! Sexy!!!!! What a lovely car. Hope you have many miles of safe and comfortable travel in her. Alida

Leslie said...

Some little bauble! You're a lucky guy to have Myfanwe who spoils you in such lovely ways. My husband would be insanely jealous if he knew about this.

wishing you and yours a lovely, healthy and prosperous 2008 and hundreds of thousands of safe, trouble-fre miles in Eve.

Sue said...

Nice ride! Congrats on the new car. This is what bonuses are meant for!

Cherice said...

I believe somewhere you mentioned that your birthday is around now, so I want to wish you a happy happy birthday.

And the little bauble, she's quite lovely and makes you look quite svelte. I hope that you have many many happy carefree miles in Eve. Congratulations and happy 2008!

Diane said...

How to operate the radio? Like your son couldn't figure it out in 3 minutes? Oh please.

It is a beauty of a car. I love that you've named her. I haven't named my new PT Cruiser yet but I've been giving it a lot of thought. Can't just call these cars any old name.