Single Dad with a car lot

As many of you have followed, you know that I am single father raising two teenage girls.  One is 17 and the other turns 15 in two months.  So… I have been thinking about the vehicle situation.  I have my vehicle and I bought my 17 year old a truck.  She wanted a truck… She lives in Texas…. What did you expect?

So between the three of us we have 2 vehicles.  Well, my brother-in-law is out with me the other night and asks what my plan was for my youngest to drive.  I have just started thinking about it but nothing concrete.  He says he has a very good shape Maxima that he just rebuilt the engine, put new tires on and is very clean.  Nothing special or exciting; just clean.  Asks if I want to buy it for cheap.  I said sure.  He just needed to get it off his insurance and that he could park it behind his shop on his land.  I said, “done… park it and I’ll pick it up a year from now.”

Yesterday rolls around and bro-in-law calls saying, “Come get this vehicle… Its too wet behind my shop and I put my travel trailer there.”  So, M and I head out there and pick up this car.

So lets rehash…

I am in an apartment with two teenage girls and the wonder dog Fred.  That’s 3 people and 2 of them are driving age.  We own 3 vehicles now.

I have cars parked everywhere around the apartment complex.  I have keys all over the place.  I have decisions to make each morning on which vehicle I decide to drive to work.

Craziness, yet again in the house.

I’m thinking I can cruise the town in a number of cars and pick up chicks,

Hot single guy with 3 cars…. Who wants some of this action???

No, just kidding… I have found the girl for me and enjoy joking with her about my car situation.  Maybe she will go parking in the backseat of one of these beauties????

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6 thoughts on “Single Dad with a car lot

  1. My driveway looks like a car dealership, I have my Escape, my husband’s work truck. Then he brought home the skeleton (engineless carcass) of an older truck. And then he brought back his North Dakota Subaru when he got laid off. He still has one car still up there. It gets really messy when my youngest daughter comes home from college, there is one more vehicle. Sheesh.

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  2. I remember those days, and continue to endure them now. My DH is a car guy. We each have our vehicles – both small SUVs – a truck (because we own a home and occasionally need one), a functional “spare” car that is also a project vehicle for tinkering, and a genuine project vehicle that is merely a shell (engine and interior is in pieces in storage) for too many years to count. And yes, there is only the two of us unless the kids visit, with their own individual cars. Craziness.

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