A sudden break

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One of those days your old car decided to stop in the middle of the road… A part of daily life with owning a veteran.  You never know when…

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B: What a beautiful day for a drive S: I must have eaten something I shouldn`t, my stomach doesn`t feel right.

 

 

 

 

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S: Cough, cough… virrr… cough…  B: Are you alright?

 

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B: No, don`t stop here, a little bit longer please, so we can pull up to the side. S: Cough, cough.. no… stopping right here…cough

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I`m so sorry ha, ha (nervous laughter) we needed a little break, won`t be long I promise… I got some coffee if you like…

Experiences of a female beetle driver

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Thank you for the ride Silver!

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Now I must hurry to meet up with my friends

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Ooopsie, I must have forgotten to empty out the tools from my purse before I left

A rainy day and a beetle

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On a rainy day, there is one thing I really like to do. I will go and visit my beetle.

 

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Sometimes I bring something nice to drink, a snack and a good book.

 

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In the back seat of the beetle, I always have a nice wooly blanket.

 

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I`ll take my shoes off and snuggle up.

 

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There is nothing like sitting there listening to the rain, smelling the smells of an old beetle, and looking out the little oval window.

Active driving with Silver

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One of the things that come to my mind when thinking about driving Silver is active driving.  What I put into that, can be a lot, like; You really don`t know the road you`re driving daily until you have driven it in a really old car.   When you drive a new car (and that can – in comparison with this oldie – be cars from the `80s and up) you just sit there and “wait” until you have arrived at your destination.  But with Silver, it`s totally different…

It`s one thing I like to add, that has nothing to do with the state of the road. Driving Silver makes me either, hum or sing…

 

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dum-di-du, trall-aaaaa-la-la… 

 

or talk out loud, when there`s no one there. It might seem weird, I know, but I can`t help it.

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bla-bla-bla..bla-bla

 

Of course, Ant King and Heffnutt join me from time to time, then I can talk to them. And Silver is always there of course.

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We just need to turn left here…

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…and then right…

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Hang on!

 

Driving Silver is the most joyful way I now, getting from one place to another. Then there is no longer a question about arriving but about the ride.  Whoopsie, a little bump there

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weeeeee… 

 

 

Are you alright guys?

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Uhh.. oh… mmfff.. yeah, no worries… 

So, you see, a road isn`t just a road anymore, you never know what`s going to happen next.

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I never knew the road had so many bumps and turns before…