Category Archives: Car Shopping

Throwback Thursday: The Car of My Dreams

My first car was a 1967 Chevy Malibu. It came complete with its own beach in the back seat. The guy I bought it from took a quick trip to the Jersey Shore before he dropped it off. That Chevy ran like a … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day: A Perfect Blend of Food, Family and Used Car Stories

On Mother’s Day our two twenty-something children descended on the family home with fistfuls of lovely yellow roses and grocery bags filled with the makings of some really good eats. And the New Jersey “spring” cooperated and gave us a perfect sunny … Continue reading

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2000 Subaru Forester: K-Ching! Getting It Fixed

Our son Max bought a 2000 Subaru Forester off eBay and he and I picked it up in New Hope, PA on Sunday, 6 days ago. Max immediately drove the Subaru back to Big Ten College since he had classes … Continue reading

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Okay, It’s Early Days But Could It Be “The Curse of the Subaru Forester?”

It was about 48 hours after my son Max and I picked up his new (used) Subaru Forester from a fellow in New Hope, PA. Max drove the vehicle back to Big Ten College without incident on Sunday, only mentioning … Continue reading

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More Vehicular Excitement: New Subaru in the Family!

This weekend my son Max came home from Big Ten College with one specific purpose: to pick up a car he purchased on eBay. He’s been looking for a vehicle for a while; he’s talked about buying everything from a … Continue reading

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Audi A5 Cabriolet: Dream Car in the Driveway

Saturday afternoon my husband Mike and I drove to the Audi Meadowlands dealer and picked up my brand new car. I was really, really excited. We’d waited months to get it and it was finally here! I dressed for the … Continue reading

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Most Car Dealerships Have Cafes

Strange, But True Given that my husband Mike and I have visited about 10 car dealerships in our search for the perfect new car for me, I became a sort of expert on the drink offerings at the various dealerships. … Continue reading

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Audi A5

Final Decision Saturday morning my husband Mike and I got up later than we planned; our electricity went out sometime during the night so our alarms didn’t sound. Jumping out of bed and rushing around wasn’t much fun, but Mike … Continue reading

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Car Shopping: BMW, Infiniti, Volvo, Audi, Lexus

Choices! What Car Would You Choose? Car shopping is fun if you approach it the right way. I mean, we need a new car since my son Max totaled our old one, right? My husband Mike chose the last few … Continue reading

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