Take that, Big Oil

60 mpg This was my mpg reading when I got home today – I averaged 60.1 mpg over the 62.5 round trip of my commute. A personal record, I think! (I drove carefully, caught most of the lights, didn't need to pull out fast into traffic, was able to drive with the windows up and…

120,000

My little car had its 120,000 mile checkup this week, and passed with flying colors again! Still nary a problem with the battery motor, still getting 48-50 mpg on average (sometimes higher). Still driving right past those gas stations! All they did was oil the clutch pedal which had been squeaking, and they ran a…

A couple of milestones

(1) My Civic Hybrid turned 100,000 miles as we turned into our street on our way home from (2) buying our first digital camera. Just in time for me to take a pic of the big event πŸ™‚   100K So now I don't have to use one of the kids' cameras, and so far…

Vox Hunt: I Get Around

Show us your favorite mode of transport.   2003 Civic Hybrid  I love love love my little Civic Hybrid. It's got over 97,000 miles on it now, but still runs great . . . all the way past the gas stations πŸ™‚ I just got it back from the body shop yesterday, after having been rear-ended…