I got rid of my gas-guzzling BMW the other day. Traded it in on a used Nissan Altima. The Nissan has many of the same options and features as the BMW, but it will get over 30 miles per gallon on the highway. Woo hoo! The new car is the same color as the one pictured above, crystal blue metallic. Katie was with me when I went to the dealer to look at cars and quickly steered me to the most colorful car on the lot. You see, she has this crazy notion that the Nissan will be hers in three years when she gets her driver’s license. That’s why I splurged on the model with the enhanced safety features, including airbags all around the car and antilock brakes. I’m still not ready for Katie to drive, though …

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