New Ride and a Large Shipment

July 16, 2008 at 10:14 AM 3 comments

We bought a car!!  Someone on post was selling their 2001 Nissan Xterra, and we were lucky enough to be the first people who contacted them about buying it.  (Most cars sell REALLY fast over here, because there are always people arriving who need a car.)  Anyway, the car is black, has leather seats, automatic windows and locks, a sunroof, alloy wheels, and I really like it. :o)

Because it is safer than John’s BMW, it will be our primary car.  I will drive it to work when I get a job, but it will also be the car we take on trips and use on the weekends and stuff.

Here are a couple pictures:

Also, we got most of our Pottery Barn order yesterday, which contained our registry completion.  We used the cash and gift cards we got at the wedding to do this, but we had no idea how much we were actually getting until it showed up.  Eighteen boxes…no joke.  Once unpacked, this is what it looked like (boxes were already in the recycling):

I’m very excited about it all.  The photo doesn’t include one of our European pillow inserts or our duvet cover.  We are overwhelmed with all this stuff!  Oh, and the photo also includes our wedding gift from Laura, the wine decanter (it looks kinda like a genie bottle, and I love it).


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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. hannah  |  July 16, 2008 at 5:13 PM

    awesome news on the car!!! i always thought they drove on the other side of the road in germany! but seeing the driver side on the same side as it is in the states looks like its not…cool!! i learned something new 🙂

    and im over being freaked out about my friends dog!lol

  • 2. Libby  |  July 16, 2008 at 6:08 PM

    It is awesome!! I’m so glad you were able to find it 🙂

  • 3. Catherine  |  July 16, 2008 at 8:17 PM

    wow! that’s so awesome!!! Y’all really are grown up now… married, first “our” car, and new dishes! yay!
    *i’m so excited for y’all*
    (in case you couldn’t tell)


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