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Re: h. foetiditus from Judy

Congrats on the new car. Sounds like you got a good deal.  Minivans are such
fun. I'm wearing out my second one. Have to confess I like the bells &
whistles, even though they are a pain to fix.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Melody " <mhobertm@excite.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, May 03, 2005 11:03 AM
Subject: [CHAT] h. foetiditus from Judy

> Judy: Finally got around to checking the post office box tonight on the
> way to work. Plants arrived just fine and are in great shape still. Have
> to wait out this darn cold weather so will have to pot them up for the
> next couple of weeks...weather unusually cold here right now.
> Ooh...my big news of the weekend though is I bought my first brand new
> car since I graduated from college, almost 20 years ago! Old minivan was
> dying by stages on a daily basis...no rear heat, no air conditioning,
> power window on driver's side a goner and passenger side going, no LCD
> display on the radio, and this past week the antilock braking system and
> traction control systems were going bad. So I bought a new minivan...no
> power anything!! Roll down crank windows and no automatic locking doors,
> no power sliding doors...it's great! Nothing power that will be super
> expensive to fix; the salesman at the dealership couldn't believe how
> happy I was when I saw it! Drove it off the lot with only 5 miles on the
> odometer...woo hoo! And about 4000 dollars cheaper than the minivan's
> with the simplest of bells and whistles, about 10 thousand cheaper than
> the ones fully loaded. Made me feel good to save that kind of money!
> Now, I wonder how long it will be before I can bring myself to throw dirty
pots and bags of mulch, soil, etc. in it???  LOL!!
> Melody
> Hills, IA  zone 5
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