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Julie’s Gear Diary – 2006-05-28

on May 28, 2006 3:13 pm

Update on new car shopping…

The shopping is over and a purchase has been made! I bought a
2006 Copper Red Mazda 3 5 door. It’s my first car in 15 years. It
feels a lot different than driving a little pickup truck. It’s
extremely zippy and has a special sport transmission. It also has a
6 disc CD changer and sun roof. The radio is Sirius satellite
ready, so I think I’m going to splurge (again) on the tuner and
switch over from XM.

The only problem I foresee is trying to figure out how to get my cat Max from sleeping on top of it. He always slept on the hood of my truck and I think he thinks that I just upgraded him to a new bed…


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