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brown is bad

Introducing my brown bomber. This is the '91 Honda Accord brown beauty that I drive 76 miles to work and back daily.

So, why am I posting about this? Well, with my husband in D.C., I've elected to drive his car which is a '02 Silver Honda Accord. Why? Well, in a nutshell, it’s because it has air bags and my car doesn’t. For some reason lately, this has really started to freak me out.

On some occasions, I can be an aggressive driver but when you drive 76+ miles daily on the freeway, it’s bound to happen.

So although I miss my husband, I’m thankful that I get to drive his car while he’s out of town.

We do have future plans of buying another vehicle. That would mean that the ’02 would become mine and the new car would be my husband’s (this is happening for reasons that I don’t care to share in this post). Our plan is later this summer to figure that one out and test drive a couple of our options. Obviously something with good gas mileage.

I'll update you on our research as it approaches...


Simi said…
Good Luck with the purchase! MY first car was my 89 accord! I LOVED IT, and then my next car was an 98 accord I also loved it!!!

I also in general love cars, so if you need help, :)
mrs.leah.maria said…
I always get the old vehicles too!
TLC said…
i absolutely understand the whole airbag thing!

76 miles a day? wow....i thought my commute to BG every day was bad...but it's nothing compared to that.

drive safe! :)
Carrie said…
Thanks for the comment on my blog! :) I love your Brown Bomber! I had an 89 Maxima that I drove for SO many years- and I adored it. But airbags are good!

I loved your OC post. I was so in love with that show- the last season lost me a little- but the music was amazing. Do you have the OC Mix CD's? They are amazing... and take you back!

Take care!
Kelli said…
My first car was a 92 teal Honda Accord (stick shift)- it had over 200,000 miles on it when I traded it in for my Civic - such a good car.

Have fun shopping around for a new one!
Quiet Oasis said…
I realize everyone's lives are different and car situations vary. But for bargaining power.... every woman I know always gets the new car and the old car goes to the man. I'm voting for a special treat for you. (but either way it looks like a positive for you!)
I just paid off our 02 Accord. I LOVE my Honda. We are planning on having it for a long while, I love that about Hondas.

safe travels :)

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