Big Day for the 88 Honda

 

I’ve previously posted about the car that has transported me around most of my adult life.

Camera
E-510
Focal Length
14mm
Aperture
f/3.5
Exposure
1/5s
ISO
400

 

I’ve previously posted about the car that has transported me around most of my adult life.   We hit a big milestone yesterday — just north of Colorado Springs in the pouring rain.  I’m enough of a nerd that I pulled off I-25 at the 99,998 mile mark and drove a couple of miles along this quiet road so I could pull over and get the above photo.

 

Camera
E-510
Focal Length
42mm
Aperture
f/5.6
Exposure
1/30s
ISO
400

 

6 thoughts on “Big Day for the 88 Honda

  1. Amy Robertson Post author

    Well we do spend a lot of time in the van, too. But our commute is very short and since I no longer live amidst a collection of little tiny states like you do Back East, we do more flying for work & visits.

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  2. joel blau

    Bravo!, Amy: I’ve always wanted to capture these milestones on our cars (200K + on both a 1982 Toyota Tercel and last summer, on a 1996 Toyota Camry), but as you’ve pointed out, it’s harder to pull over off major highways in the East (and it’s particularly risky on the Long Island Expressway!). But your blog gives us encouragement: tomorrow we are buying a 2003 Honda with 112,000 miles on it .I also wanted to take a picture yesterday when I hit 1000 miles on the odometer of our Prius V. After 50 years of driving, I decided that once in my life, I wanted to buy a new car. The V is the larger Prius–a mini SUV or a larger hatchback, take your pick), and this one seems well suited for dual use–48 MPG on my commute from Brooklyn to Stony Brook, and then in Nova Scotia for the summer, with the backseat down, 67 cubic feet to haul seaweed for our potatoes.

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