The Gold Honda Leaves Us

It had to happen sometime.

363k miles and a new timing belt, rubber and radio didn’t help.

At a corner a few blocks from volleyball in Redmond, the engine wheezed its last.

It was a box to get from here to there.

Quick calculation: $4000 to buy. Let’s say a max of $8k in repairs and maintenance. Another 6 grand for insurance. And 10 thou for gas. 10 years. 15 cents a mile – $233 a month for the whole shooting match excepting parking and garage.

Not bad for a car that I only liked in its last couple months.

And three kids learned to drive in it. So farewell old Honda.

Gold Honda up the Middle Fork

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