I give little thought to the type cars I drive, as evidenced by my faded red 1999 CRV. I figure it gets me where I’m going, jumps at the opportunity to hold my books, plants, fragrant bags of mulch, and okay, an occasional bundle of prickly pine needles.
Now that Piper is on the scene, however, a more reliable vehicle with a few more safety features may be in order. And while a fold-down DVD player isn’t a must, I admit it would be a sweet bonus.
Dream: A shiny two-tone black/white Toyota FJ Cruiser
Reality: Now that I’m a “Grammy”, a two-door vehicle would not be conducive for Piper’s car seat.
Reality check: Having Piper as a future passenger in any reliable vehicle for zoo trips, afternoon matinees, and Baskin Robbins is far more dreamlike than anything a black shiny Cruiser could offer.
is finally better than your dreams.” ― Dr. Seuss