I have to admit, I've always scoffed when I saw people posting pictures of their cars. I mean, it's not like the car's going to smile at you or do something unbearably endearing. It's a car. It sits there. And if you know the make and model and the car's new enough, you can find the same photo on the manufacturer's website. If you want, you can in fact find the selfsame car at the dealer or even probably on the road during your ride home tonight.
However. We just bought a brand spanking new car. Our first such purchase in fourteen years, and this is the only one that wasn't already, um, gently worn. In our life, this purchase is a Very Big Deal. I think we're allowed to fetishize it a bit, don't you?
(Besides, you were here for the whole car buying saga. It would feel incomplete without the visual payoff, no?)
So here it is on the lot the day we bought it, all shiny and new:
And a side angle, because I know you just can't get enough:
Ain't it cute? (In its very large way, I mean.)Posted by Tamar at November 18, 2003 09:53 PM