car, stephen

The Vibe

It finally happened: Stephen’s ‘95 Toyota Camry kicked the bucket. We bought that “beater” off Craigslist in 2010. Despite its age, the Camry has faithfully driven Stephen all over the valley. I don’t envy Stephen having to drive stick in Phoenix traffic! After leaking oil for a couple months, the Camry wasn’t safe to drive… Read More The Vibe

car, just life

Losing an Old Friend

On Saturday we said a not-so-tearful goodbye to our old friend, the 2001 Chevy Impala. Just a little over a year ago I wasn’t at all sure that I wanted to part with our first car—our first car as a married couple, my first car ever, and Stephen’s first nice car. (Of course he had… Read More Losing an Old Friend

car, stephen

Another Car Repair

Our car was the one reliable possession in our time of transition—or so we thought. Although we’ve not yet been in Arizona for a full month, we’ve already had two car repairs. The first was the dysfunctional radiator fan which caused the car to overheat. Thankfully we were with Pastor Ryan, and he let us… Read More Another Car Repair