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Goodbye, Grandpa Jack...

Wednesday, January 13, 2016


Anyone else ever cry when they sell a car?  

'Cos I totally did.  

Yep.   Even though this car and I had a true love/hate relationship over the past two years, I definitely cried as Grandpa Jack (yes, I name my cars) was driven away by his new owner.  

When I moved to Germany 2 1/2 years ago, I was super stoked.  I'd always wanted to live in Europe and that's what I was doing.  I'd wanted to go back to dance and the job I found to keep me in Europe was teaching dance.  And I'd wanted a bug since they were re-released in the late '90s... and so I bought one for myself.  With a few ups and downs, it was grand.

But now life is becoming a big more fluid and the car had to go.  And since I'm a cheeseball, I decided to have a photo shoot with GJ before he drove off into his new life.  










25 comments on "Goodbye, Grandpa Jack... "
  1. Aw, love your car.. so cute!! Great hat as well

    Kisses,
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  2. Ummmm, yes, I cry when I turn in a car, give away my sons toys, or throw away the Christmas tree. I actually think there is a name for it. Great post!

    xx, Elise
    www.sparkleandslippers.blogspot.com

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  3. Aww! This is so cute (and so is your outfit)! I have never felt this way about giving up a car before since my previous cars were pretty much bad decisions. But since I'm now driving my very first brand new, off the lot car, I might cry when it's time to give this one up.

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    1. Haha! This car was kind of a whimsical decision! I can't tell you how many times I had technical issues with it, but still, I cried!

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  4. Great look!) Awesome pics! www.elationofcreation.com

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  5. Wow you look stunning. Love your style and the location.

    Jessy xx Kleidermaedchen

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  6. I've always wanted a bug too! I totally understand you getting emotional about selling it!
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    1. I loved this car! So sad that he is gone!

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  7. Yes...I too have cried when I traded in a vehicle. My sweet blue Jeep Cherokee...oh, did I love her. As I was cleaning her out at the dealership I was totally in tears so I feel your pain. On a brighter note, I absolutely love that jacket! The details are fabulous. And I have almost the exact same booties...I just wore them the other day.
    Debbie
    www.fashionfairydust.com

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    1. Do you think we're touched because we cry over inanimate objects?

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  8. Awww, this is such a cute post! I really enjoyed it. Saying gbye to a faithful friend is worth a photoshoot any day, hon ;) Thanks for your lovely comment on my blog & I will make sure to follow you back to stay tuned, girlie :)
    xox Nadia
    http://www.mielandmint.com/

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  9. Too cute! I am so attached to my car too I can't imagine trading up haha no matter how old it gets! xo

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    1. Haha! Now that I'm back in the states and have my other car, I'm seriously missing the bug!

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    1. I love this tee. It's made of hemp and has great texture. Also, love the color. I wear it all the time!

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  11. I love bugs always wanted one. My coworker drives a red convertible

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  12. I love bugs!! My dad would never get me one but I'm still driving the car they got me for my 16th bday!

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    1. I'd wanted a bug since they came out. I thought about getting one when I lived in the states, but I couldn't afford one. I was so stoked when I found one in Germany.

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