Tuesday, June 30, 2009

our new ride!

today was a long day.
today we moved all of our things (mostly unopened gifts..) to our storage unit.
today we sat in a driveway for an hour and a half and waited.
today we jump-started Mark's car.
today we pumped air into Mark's car tires.
today we bought a car.

and by we - I mean my me and my parents.

Here she is - our new 2008 Jeep Patriot:

plenty of trunk space. great for traveling. lots of room. safe. GREAT deal. it's amazing.

I found out today that we have excellent credit scores! So we were able to get a great interest rate. Woohoo!

Our Jeep has a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) which means that it's both Automatic and Manual. So, uh, I haven't quite figured it out yet. On the way home, I somehow got it into the Manual-mode... and I freaked out. Just a tad. but then I got it back to Automatic. Maybe I should read the manual, huh!?

I can't wait until Mark comes home and gets to drive our new car! I'm so excited!!!


  1. I love love love love your new car!!!!! Mark will love it too! Great job! :)

  2. Ours is a manumatic, too! I haven't had the guts to try the manual yet, though, even though the car will automatically shift in manual if you don't shift it yourself. Anywho. Chris has used it and likes it.:]

    Glad you're excited about your new ride!