May 22, 2014
by Meredith Bland
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Beep beep smash.

A week ago I had my first car accident in twenty years. That sentence makes it sound dramatic. It’s not. We were exceptionally lucky and had nothing more than some paint rubbed onto our front bumper. In fact, my first … Continue reading

March 13, 2014
by Meredith Bland
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Rockin’ like a nerd.

I sing in the car. Constantly. It’s my verbal tic: if there’s a song on the radio and I know all the words…or some of the words…or the last word to every other line…then I am going to SANG. And … Continue reading

February 7, 2013
by Meredith Bland
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My car is Christine’s bitchy sister

Do you remember the Stephen King novel,¬†Christine,¬†about the car that falls in love with its owner and then gets jealous when he gets a girlfriend so the car tries to kill him? Well, I’m not saying my car tried to … Continue reading

September 28, 2012
by Meredith Bland
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**UPDATE** So much Minivan hatred, I am almost offended. Almost.

I got my car detailed last week for the first time since we bought it in 2007. Why not just clean the car yourself, you and my husband ask? Because I don’t have that kind of time, motherfuckers. This car … Continue reading