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Old Van, New Van

Thursday, August 27th, 2020

Well, we finally did it!  We finally found and bought a new-to-us minivan!  We traded in our Honda Odyssey yesterday, since it needs a new transmission and it was just easier to let the dealership take it. Easier for us, anyway.  For Tad, not so much. We had owned this minivan since just before Tad’s […]



Romance Isn’t Dead, It Got A Shot

Monday, August 24th, 2020

It’s nice when the Webmaster and I are able to get away, leave the boys with my parents, and… go to Costco to get our flu shots done. That wasn’t really the reason they watched the boys for us on Saturday.  We actually went to a few different places and test drove some minivans.  So […]



Car Shopping Is My Least Favorite Kind Of Shopping

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

Well, it’s official… We need a new minivan. Our loyal Honda Odyssey, which is 20 years old, needs a new transmission.  And that costs more than the car is currently worth.  Which means it would really be smarter to just get a new minivan. Easier said than done, because there really are only two reliable […]



Checking In On Artoo

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

Thumper has added to his morning ritual.  Now, before we leave QFC, he has to check in on this life-sized Artoo-Detoo balloon in the floral department. I have a feeling Artoo won’t be around long, so hopefully Thumper won’t be too sad when he gets sold. And happy birthday, Ressis!  Hope to see you soon!