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We bid farewell to the Toyota Highlander and welcome the Nissan Armada

October 2008 – when we traded away my beloved 1999 Honda Accord, and we purchased our 2008 Toyota Highlander. It’s been nearly 9 years of driving (approx 182,500 miles) around the country.  It’s an interesting ride: All the road trips – … Continue reading

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Got a new tire and the rear brakes done on the Toyota

[In the voice of Professor Farnsworth, Futurama] “Good news, everyone!” First a little background: I got a flat tire on the Toyota last Saturday, which is the first since 2010’s “the year of flat tires.” It’s been a good seven-month … Continue reading

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The first flat tire of 2011

Ah yes, we got a flat tire over the weekend. I hate it. What an inconvenience. I was out with Lily, having dropped off Josh to a birthday party at one of those bounce places. We had a tight schedule … Continue reading

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Flat tire #3 for the year

Un-freakin’-believable. What is the likelihood that we could get three flat tires on the same car within three months? How about two flat tires in the same month? Isn’t this getting statistically improbable? And yet, here we are. Tire #1 … Continue reading

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Can you believe we had another flat tire?

I’m nearly apoplectic here. This summer, we purchased four new Bridgestone tires for the Highlander @ $200 each to replace the original Toyo Open Country tires that came with it. I’m still incensed that the original tires didn’t last the … Continue reading

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