Nothing day

Today I woke up at 10:11, sat at my computer, and did absolutely nothing. Well, I watched some Full Metal Alchemist episodes until Adam got home at 2:45, and I made some bread in the breadmaker, but really, that was basically nothing.

Adam came home and we walked down to Lonsdale Quay (19 blocks downhill) then turned around and walked back up the hill. Later this evening we shall do yoga again, and maybe we’ll play some NWN2. Maybe. That keeps falling through, which disappoints me because I really do want to play and I can’t play without Adam because we’re playing through it together.

So the car was off the road for a month, and I realized that I didn’t particularly miss it. This led me to thinking that maybe we don’t really need to own a car, which made me wonder how much we could sell the car for. We’d likely join the local car co-op if we did sell the car. It would save us quite a bit on insurance and maintenance and gas and so on. Huffy is a super low-emission car, as shown by her amazing Aircare pass numbers. We’ve also put a lot into keeping her running well, and repaired anything that’s ever gone wrong with her, so it’s not like she’s in bad shape, plus she’s pretty low mileage for her age…

It’s something to consider, anyhow. She’s a good little car, but really, do we need a car? I’m thinking not so much, especially if the car co-op is a viable option…


  • haveyaseenlucky

    February 19, 2007 at 3:11 pm

    Sometimes I wish we had more hippy stuff in the states like car co-ops, but then I remember that we get to start wars and crap and that makes it all better (I think)

  • spadoink

    February 19, 2007 at 10:56 pm

    i lived with a long long time with no car. however i dont’ nearly as much as you guys like to go out into the middle of some mountain and mountain bike. it might be a lot harder to get bike racks to work with the co-op cars and stuff like that.

    • Jenny Lee Silver

      February 20, 2007 at 6:30 am

      No, they have bike rack, kayak rack, and multi-sport rack equipped cars you can specifically ask for. Plus they have mini-vans, trucks, suvs, regular cars, and many other options. There are at least two bike-rack equipped cars on the North Shore alone… Huffy doesn’t even have a bike rack.

      As for weekend getaway trips – cheaper to rent a car for those, I think.