Monday, December 25, 2006

A NE-EW Caaaarrrrrr!!!!

Well, for those who don't already know, we did get a new car. It took three weeks (a couple with a rental car, the other with rides and a borrowed car from our gracious neighbors, the Baldwins). We narrowed our search down to 96-98 Civics, Accords, Corollas, and Camrys. We found the best value to be in Accords and happened to find several of them that we thought we liked, so we test drove about five or six of them. The one we chose was a 97 Accord SE (Special Edition) with 111,000 miles that we found on Craigslist. We bought it from a young couple from Utah out here going to medical school. We thought that was a funny coincidence. Our favorite part was when we looked at the carfax to check the vehicle history and one reporting agency quoted, "Color noted as purple." We had never seen that on any other carfax report. So, it's purple. Well, really it's a deep plum, but we like telling people it's purple. I'll post some pictures as soon as I take some. :) Oh, and if anyone needs advice on buying used cars, feel free to ask. I had no idea where to start, but I got a lot of good advice (especially since Dave was out of town during the accident and the preliminary car shopping ordeal).These are the sunglasses we brought Evie from New York. She loves sunglasses... and jewlery, and make-up, and...
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