Category Archives: Subaru

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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Lost Keys, a Locksmith and a Sleepless Mom

My son Max came home from work the other day and immediately helped me straighten a curtain in the parlor, bless him. Then off he went to shower and get ready for job #2. When he came downstairs, freshly showered … Continue reading

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Resurrecting Max’s Subaru Forester: Spray Paint Is My Friend

The replacement grill for the Subaru arrived the other day. I couldn’t even think about spray painting the black plastic grille ‘chrome’ until the wind died down around here. At the rate it was blowing for the past few days … Continue reading

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Resurrecting Max’s Subaru Forester

Do you remember your first car? Was it used? My husband Mike’s and mine were. Do you remember how when you first bought the car everything started to break on it? No? Hmmm. Maybe our family just has that kind … Continue reading

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Back from Big Ten College for the Summer

My son Max surprised me Friday night when he came home from Big Ten College earlier than expected. He missed us! Well, actually, he said he couldn’t wait another day to sleep in his own bed; according to Max he … Continue reading

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Volleyball and Potholes: Mutually Exclusive? Uh. No.

This past weekend my daughter Tory attended a softball clinic at Bryant University in Rhode Island on Saturday then we got up at 5:30 a.m. and on the road headed north by 6:15 a.m. so she could join her club … Continue reading

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Subaru Forester: A Hot Prospect and Then a Hit and Run

My son Max drove home again this weekend from Big Ten College; this time to go to the Wayne DMV to pick up his permanent license plates and pay the sales tax due on the Subaru. The trip was fruitless, … 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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