to the mountains

last week we took a little drive to check out the rest of the state, celebrate my grandma’s 80th birthday, sleep in a creaky inn with yummy breakfasts, play in creeks, find inchworms, see an old roommate and her very cool garden and just enjoy being on non-flat terrain.  our poor transmission protested such adventures, though, and decided it wanted to live its last days in the mountains. but being so excited about a new job made even that seem like less of a big deal…i think…


5 thoughts on “to the mountains

  1. the trusty 2001 civic gave out? oh no! sounds like you had a great break…i’m looking forward to seeing melis in the fall. 🙂

  2. oh! shoot. so, did i have a prophetic thought. did mr. odyssey come under your ownership? we’ll forgive him his transmission issues, this once…

    i’m thinking of trading my civic in for a sim. vintage outback. i’m tentative though: the civic is incredibly trusty, as you know. but i got stuck on my hill a lot last winter and that’s no good…decisions, decisions!

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