We received our car, courtesy of my wife’s multi-national corporation, yesterday. It’s an Audi A4 Avant (wagon to you and me). Long story, but we wanted Blue or Red but those colors were deemed “too extreme” and we ended up with dark Grey. It’s actually a beautiful car. The car has been dubbed “the Spaceship” is because the Navigational system also functions as a DVD Player/TV/Phone/Radio/CD changer/Information center and more. The screen, which is huge, folds down to expose the DVD port and two SD card slots so that you can play zillions of MP3’s. Kinda cool!
The wagon, excuse me, Avant option is great as it’ll allow us to do all the outdoor things we love to do (i.e. cycling, racing, camping, snow sports, etc.) and not have to plop the stuff in the back seat. I brought my bike race over as well. One worry is that we have one of the hydraulic over/under parking spots and I’m afraid with the rack on the car may not fit in the space. Wish me luck.
Other news! Got my new boots and bindings for the snowboard. My set-up is now as follows… Burton Motion board – 162 cm, Mikey LeBlanc (Red/Leather) bindings from Drake (which it seems is owned by Northwave… Hmmm), and Vans Danny Kass II boots in this same lovely shade of Green http://www.vanssnow.com/kass/index.html. Now… I just have to learn to snowboard. I have one more week of school and then the following week I may head over to http://www.spitzingsee.de/ and attempt to learn whilst avoiding killing myself.
Have a charming weekend gang. Looks like we’re off to Nass Ramstein… or not, who knows? I get to drive the new car on the Autobahn though. Heheh!