Category Archives: car

My Baby Bought Me a Swagger Wagon

That’s right! I’m a “mini-van mom.” I’m well aware that I’m a rolling stereotype, but this new ride is worth it. Our 2004 Buick Rendezvous had been slowly dying for a long while. It wasn’t in great shape when we … Continue reading

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Life on the Surface of the Sun

In case you hadn’t heard, this Arizona summer heat is a killer—literally. It’s very possible for babies to get 2nd degree burns from touching their car seat buckles when climbing into a hot car. Thankfully, that’s never happened to one … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The Wage Laborer

For those of you who do not have a holiday and are toiling away while the rest of America relaxes, please know that you are not alone. Silas feels your pain. After working in the garage all morning, this tiny … Continue reading

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Little Bits of Life

Sometimes life happens in nice, neat blog-post packages. It’s easy to have something to write about or have a topic around which to theme a post. Then there are other times. Times when life just happens. Times I’d like to … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Beginning Our Employed Life

As you can probably tell from the lack of blog posts recently, Stephen and I had our first week of work last week. We were so excited to start, but what a week we had! Crossroad held evangelistic services Sunday … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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We’re in Arizona!

We’ve been so busy with moving and travelling that we haven’t had time to update in a while, but we’re now in Arizona and have a place to stay for the next week and a half or so.   We’re incredibly … Continue reading

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