Thursday, September 09, 2010

Liberation Day

Free At Last!

It's been a rough week.
We cruised past our preferred Polish Used Cars lot on Monday and spotted this bright orange Dodge Dakota.
I stuck my fingers through the chainlink fence, like a child in 1946 Berlin during the airlift seeking candy.

On Tuesday I called and was informed that they didn't allow testdrives in the rain (let alone tropical storms) and that they would be closed on Wednesday.
(Strike 2!)

Sylvia got off work early today and we hurried over to check it out, and now it's ours.
Several other people were interested--we were told this after the sale was complete, so it isn't BS.

The interior is incredible for a 12 year old truck, but maybe they just take better care in San Marcos?
It was originally green, but there are some UT Longhorn stickers so it looks like the orange paint was a present.

Bottom line is that I have transport of my own for the first time since my Honda Prelude got totalled on Nov. 12, 2009.
My life is about to change.
Hopefully I can reclaim some of my momentum and productivity, both photographically and musically.


SElma said...


Matthew Robertson said...

Dude, that is an awesome colour. Love it.

I can't wait to see the photos you get with your tripod in its bed.

Bruce said...

A fine lookin' ride. Congratulations.