Monday, June 16, 2008
Our New Economy Car
last week we went car hunting. after a dismal experience at one of the local car dealers we were at our wits end. isn't that when God shows up? on friday i decided to look at our local craigslist. i wasn't too hopeful as this is a new craigslist for our area and i have noticed its not getting alot of use yet. but low and behold, there was a 2001 dodge neon for sale. and within our budget price. with 90,000 miles it looked like it might be a good deal. so sat morning, we drove over to the families home who were selling it. we asked alot of questions and gave it a test drive. it sits much lower than i'm used to in the van, but its a peppy little car. it gets good gas mileage, is comfy, is a 4 door which i wanted, and has great AC. a must here in the hot desert.
so we made an offer, they made a counter offer and we drove the car home! we are now the proud owners of a silver dodge neon, affectionately named "the silver bullet" i'm getting used to sitting low again and having a trunk.
we will be selling our beat up van, either to a private party who wants to fix it up or to a junk yard who wants to part it out.
we are so thankful that the Lord led us to this great little car for us. it'll be great for the local commuting we'll be doing around the boise area for the next two years. isnt' God good?