Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Slippery When Wet

We are no longer a one car couple!

This morning, we went to the bank for the cash and even though I no longer keep any savings withdrawl slips on hand, we got our money in about five minutes. Love me some local bank.

After giving the cash to the seller, we drove the car directly to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles and even though the man neglected to record the mileage and write down the date on the title, we were able to transfer said title and get tags. In SEVEN MINUTES. I sing the Praises to our local BMV!

Then we drove two blocks to our insurance agent, (who greeted us by name,) and he completed our paperwork, issued new insurance cards, and chatted about this thing and the other. Another whole fifteen minutes. (We got deer coverage and all that, too, just in case.)

These are several of the really good things about living in a small community.

Oh, the new car is a 1990 Mercedes Benz 300. In pretty fine condition, too. Leather interior and electric everything. Sunroof. It's smaller, a bit, than mine, and so should get better gas mileage. It also has two airbags. We both feel better now about him driving home along the Horseshoe Casino Carnage Highway.

p.s. Reckon we'll be putting up the Obama yard sign soon.


zippiknits said...

Congrats, and you can probably run bio diesel in it, too.

Obama signs. Hmm. I would like the vehicles egged and the windows and the roof. Maybe I need one of those signs here in my RED dot county? It would liven things up. I own no shotgun, though.


I'll have to ask Sweetie about the bio diesel - he's probably thought about it already. He's one of those guys that can run 20 possible scenarios through his head in twenty seconds.

No one egged the Kerry/Edwards signs four years ago, or the house or the car. And this is an area where the GOP runs rampant. So fuck 'em.

Mouse said...

Congratulations on the car! I'm hoping to actually have a car with windows that open AND windshield wipers that work in the next 6 months... lol.

Knitting Linguist said...

Congratulations! It sounds like a very smooth transaction. :) Yup, I need to find me one of those signs, too, although I'm guessing that someone in my neighborhood will "accidentally" hit it with their car...

Silver said...

I thought you were a rabbit!

Anonymous said...

Free to ride! Whoppee!

Barack-wise, I highly recommend the ObamaNation sign. Everyone seems to agree with it, no matter what.