Thursday, January 10, 2008

What is free, has four wheels, four doors and can drive?

Sounds like a 5-year-old joke right? HA! It's no joke! It's my new/used Honda Accord! This the second time our very wonderful friends have gifted us with a Honda Accord. We could not be more blessed. Back when we were starving newlyweds and barely had two pennies to rub together our friends gave us their '88 Accord. It was a gift we gratefully accepted. We drove and drove and drove that thing. It was our family car. It was reliable beyond what made sense. Just this year we left it behind in CA as the A/C was running down and we finally felt the call to buy a new car. My dad has put 10,000 miles on it since. Seriously.

So now, here we are 6.5 years later, new home owners with barely two pennies to rub together. We noodled and noodled on how to make the preschool tuition payment, the mortgage, the bills, and afford a new car. Then the question, "You can turn it down, we won't be offended. But would you like our Accord?" Do you know more generous people? I don't. We would love these people and call them family if they never gave us a car - if they never gave us anything. But here they are, giving us a SECOND car. Now this '98 Accord graces my garage. Thank you again, you lovely people. We are so grateful!


jenny k said...

Truly, you are blessed. I hope to see these wonderful people when I visit next. Can't wait. Better schedule that soon, actually.

Sarah M said...

better. we could be jammin.