Saturday, October 18, 2008

My Trusty Steed Smells

My car, also known as my trusty steed smells and it's not a bad thing. On Thursday I snagged a big box of slightly bruised apples from the local Italian market for only $1.50. I'm going to be making some apple butter and I promise to take photos and do a tutorial.

I left the apples in the car because the nights are cool and there wasn't any room in the refrigerator. When I got into the car this morning to run some errands the apples had filled the space with their sweet and slightly pungent smell.

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It made me awfully hungry, like driving around inside an apple pie. It's a much better scent than the home made auto air fresheners we made together back in .......

It's the least of all the indignities ti which I've subjected my ten-year-old Pontiac. Do you remember when I accidentally left the sunroof open on a unseasonably warm spring day ?

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only to wake up to a foot deep snowdrift INSIDE the car?

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Or how about the time my car and I had a rumble in a cornfield?

Like I said, slightly bruised apples stored in the front seat are the least of this car's worries.

5 comments:

Significant Snail said...

Life's an adventure - I like your attitude! It's nice to find people who know how to make lemonade from lemons and laugh at the small irritations in life!

chocolatechic said...

OH...what a joy that must have been driving around smelling those apples.


You left your sun roof open in the spring.....bwahahahahha....that looks like something I would have done.

Vee ~ A Haven for Vee said...

Yup, I remember both of those instances.

I have a recipe for mock apple butter, which is about all that I'm able to consider these days. I'm baking a birthday cake right now and it's been so long since I was responsible for the cake that I'm truly worried about its outcome.

Have a good weekend, Suzanne!

Kim said...

When I was a kid we spilled a gallon of whole milk - with a couple of inches of cream on top - in my mom's car! I sure wish it had been a box of apples!

Mamahut said...

I love the picture of your sun roof, I know it probably wasn't funny that day but it sure is now. I am going to go put an apple in my car tomorrow..yummy!