my first...CAR!Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Oh my, what's this?instagram you already know, but I bought my first car a few weeks back!! It's a shiny, new (to me, obviously) 2006 Volkswagen Golf GTI.
It was love at first sight! The previous owner had moved to New York and no longer needed a car so his mom was selling it for him. She had a bunch of stuff done to the car before listing it and it has a super clean interior which was seriously one of my biggest concerns! Other people's germs, ick! We contacted the woman immediately and made a date to go see it right away.
Buying a car was a lot like my experience with buying a house (kind of funny how I seem to be doing things backwards) - you find something you like, you go see and you have to jump right then if you want it. There's no stopping to think about it. After it's all been said and done for a few weeks now I'm positive this was the best decision ever.
I've been driving it every chance I get, making all kind of excuses to go places. I look forward to finally getting my license and being able to drive alone. I'm already planning lots of day trips and solo adventures. This makes the process of getting my license feel so much more real and attainable. I'm still glad I waited until I was ready to get my license but I already feel like "holy cow, what have I been doing my whole life without this car?!" I've got the feeling this is the beginning of a really great friendship.