What I have vs. What I want

I drive a 1991 toyota 4x4 that was given to me by a friend. It's been a super reliable mode of transportation as well as a good truck for haulin' surfboards, mountain bikes and other junk. But the truth is it's pretty well beaten up and I feel a little bit embarrased driving it. I guess at 40 I feel like I should have a more respectable ride.

What I want is a new Toyota FJcruiser. They're pretty affordable and seem to fit my lifestyle. Unfortunately, my wife thinks things like mortgage payments, college funds and food in my kid's stomachs are a higher priority! So for now I will contently drive my truck until I can figure out a way to convince Rachel that food is over-rated.


James said...

I think I'd take an H3 over the FJCruiser any day. Comparable price, and also better than food and college.

marko said...

dude -- i've been diggin' those new FJcruisers! very cool!

Jeff Moulton said...

Hey, there could be a message in there!

So says the owner of a 93 Mazda 626 and an 84 (yes 1984!) Buick Electra. I can so identify with the vehicle envy.

Pat Hickerson said...

I'll trade you a 1988 Nissan Sentra for that pickup. Don't worry about the 255,000 miles, they are mostly freeway miles.