|My Baby along with Hubby and Mom Adcock|
It is appropriate we bought the new car on Earth Day. It is a Ford C-Max hybrid. The 4 cylinder gasoline engine is small. It is good as I no longer have a desire to lay rubber, good thing. I prefer the 45 MPG in city driving. Hubby likes the car. We have named her Icie (doesn't everyone name their vehicles?). He can haul is 6'2" body in and out of Icie easier than in and out of My Baby or any of the other autos we recently tried. He hates bumping his head. Icie is very obliging with generous front door openings. Icie has the newer amenities like heated seats (will we ever use this in Texas) voice response commands for radio, navigation, phone, climate control and I am not sure what else. Of course we are having to learn to speak in some other language cause I touched the wrong button and can't get it back to English.
|Icie in our parking spot.|
We will get this figured out in time. If there is anything two retired folks have it is time. We are looking forward to this adventure. Us and Icie, who is named for her color of ice storm, plan to make lots of trips to watch those wonderful grandchildren. This weekend we have four games in two days. Then the next weekend is tournaments. And we will do our best to be at every one we can. Just burning a little less gas in the process. And making really wide turns cause I was accustomed to driving a
|Late afternoon pose for Icie.|
Oldest Lacrosse action.
Youngest soccer action.