The 4WD died on my husband's Pilot yesterday, and our trustworthy (and inexpensive) Honda specialist is out of town for the weekend. So the huz took my car to work today, and I'm housebound.
That's not exactly a bad thing: Not driving to and from the high school (30 minutes each way in traffic) gives me an extra couple of hours for work today. I am getting things done. This is something you would not know from the amount of attention I've given this blog of late. Just because I've been absent doesn't mean I haven't been hard at work -- just toiling away at projects that you haven't yet seen.
For instance: I have a new auto review up at AskPatty -- my impressions of Mitsubishi's all-electric i-MiEV.
And yesterday, I got to do some legwork for another AskPatty automotive piece: Ford was holding a kind of open house, where invited writers could just hop into any of their current models and go for a spin. I spent a couple of hours just driving everything from an electric Focus to the Escape and Edge... and one of my all-time dream cars:
As they say: It's a tough job, but somebody's got to do it.