social icons WMMM twitterfacebook RSS facebook twitter RSS Center
Jonathan Suttin

Kitty Dunn

What does Kitty have to say?


 


So I guess I need a new car

You may have heard Jonathan telling me that I need an automotive intervention. Yes, my car is kinda old. And it has what I'd like to call "quirks." Yes, I can't open the passenger door from the outside. The defrost only works on half the rear window, and the rear windshield wiper no longer wipes.  The radio doesn't light up at night (it used to light up all the time, even when the car was off, which was strange). And the passenger seat is rusted in place. Oh yeah..sometimes the driver's side door doesn't open so I have to crawl in through the back. I'm sure some surveillance camera somewhere has footage of that, and it's hilarious! Maybe it is time to upgrade. The last car I bought was when Bill Clinton was still president. Okay...I guess it's time to start looking! Jonathan suggests Zimbrick Eastside, so I'm going to go check them out. I've already started to think about what features I'd like. Definitely automatic.. with air conditioning, a nice stereo, and cup holders that are big enough to hold a large soda from a convenience store. Jonathan's cars have seat warmers..so that would be awesome on cold winter mornings when I drive to work. And I'm pretty sure I'd like a vehicle with doors that open..from the inside, and outside.

Share This: | More


 
03/02/2011 9:24AM
So I guess I need a new car
Please Enter Your Comments Below
03/02/2011 1:41PM
Terry
Kitty, As you are a woman of a certain age, consider seats with the cooling option. Terry
03/03/2011 8:05AM
Dpmma
Hey Kitty, just make sure you get a four wheel vehicle. You live in Wisconsin and everyone should have four wheel drive. Cuts right through the snow banks and you guys got a ton of snow this year. Get a nice blue car, that is my favorite color besidespink but a pink car would be just plain weird. DBD
03/03/2011 8:27AM
Trish Briscoe
Kitty, I'm right there with you...still driving my own quirky car, a '96 Ford Taurus wagon with 192,061 miles on it. Traded my Honda civic in for it back in the Clinton era so I'd have more space for hauling my daughter's stuff back and forth from college at the UW. She's since graduated and moved on but the clunker still keeps chugging along. From what I can tell listening to you and Jonothan on my morning commutes, we agree on just about everything. So I'm gonna let you do the car shopping and pick whatever you decide to go with. (hint: a hybred would be a good choice)
03/04/2011 3:43PM
Pharme389
Hello! bgdbbbe interesting bgdbbbe site!
Title :
Comment :
Listen Live (WMMM)
Playlist (WMMM)
2 Minute Promise
Submit
World's Worst iPod: Baltimora "Tarzan Boy"
If ever there was a song that screamed "'80s" this is it. There was a whole lotta love expressed for "Tarzan Boy" by Baltimora, even though a lot of people just remembered it as the Oh-oh-oh song! Baltimora was a band from Italy, and this song was...
Read More
Discover & Download: Kodaline "Ready"
From Kodaline.com: That Kodaline are ready to release their second album has still to sink in with the men who made it. The Dublin quartet didn't plan to follow up last year's 350,000 selling 'In A Perfect World' so promptly. In...
Read More
Local Musician Needs Our Help--Sunday Benefit for Robert J's family
What are you doing this Sunday (April 19th)? Head over to the High Noon Saloon to hear some great live music, and at the same time help a local musician. Robert J. Conaway, who usually just goes by Robert J., has been a friend to 105.5 Triple M for a...
Read More
World's Worst iPod:Frank Mills "Music Box Dancer"
This instrumental was actually written in 1974, released to radio in in 1978, and then a year later it went all the way to #3 on the Billboard chart. Frank Mills is a Canadian piano player who started taking lessons at age 3. He apparently practiced...
Read More
Kitty's Record Store Day Picks.
Record Store Day is this Saturday and it's kind of a big deal, especially if you love vinyl. Independent record stores all across the country will be offering some pretty cool stuff created especially for that day--or available for the first time...
Read More
World's Worst iPod:After the Fire "Der Kommissar"
The English group After the Fire took "Der Kommissar" to #5 in 1983. Interestingly, there were not the original ones to record this song. It was co-written and recorded a couple years earlier by Falco (yeah, the "Rock Me Amadeus" guy). That version was...
Read More
Discover & Download: Delta Rae "Scared"
Delta Rae is an American folk rock band formed in Durhman, North Carolina. The band consists of threesiblings Ian Holljes, Eric Holljes and Brittany Holljes, as well as Elizabeth Hopkins, Mike McKee and Grant Emerson. (Wikipedia) Available until...
Read More
5 Things You Probably Didn't Know about Eric Clapton
There's a lot about Eric Clapton this is pretty much an open book. He stole George Harrison's wife. He's battled many demons, including drugs and alcohol. He got the name Slow Hand because he was terribly slow at changing broken guitar...
Read More
 
Recent Blog Posts
World's Worst iPod: Baltimora "Tarzan Boy"
If ever there was a song that screamed "'80s" this is it. There was a whole lotta love expressed for "Tarzan Boy" by Baltimora, even though a lot of people just remembered it as the Oh-oh-oh song! Baltimora was a band from Italy, and this song was...
Read More
Discover & Download: Kodaline "Ready"
From Kodaline.com: That Kodaline are ready to release their second album has still to sink in with the men who made it. The Dublin quartet didn't plan to follow up last year's 350,000 selling 'In A Perfect World' so promptly. In...
Read More
Local Musician Needs Our Help--Sunday Benefit for Robert J's family
What are you doing this Sunday (April 19th)? Head over to the High Noon Saloon to hear some great live music, and at the same time help a local musician. Robert J. Conaway, who usually just goes by Robert J., has been a friend to 105.5 Triple M for a...
Read More
World's Worst iPod:Frank Mills "Music Box Dancer"
This instrumental was actually written in 1974, released to radio in in 1978, and then a year later it went all the way to #3 on the Billboard chart. Frank Mills is a Canadian piano player who started taking lessons at age 3. He apparently practiced...
Read More
Kitty's Record Store Day Picks.
Record Store Day is this Saturday and it's kind of a big deal, especially if you love vinyl. Independent record stores all across the country will be offering some pretty cool stuff created especially for that day--or available for the first time...
Read More
World's Worst iPod:After the Fire "Der Kommissar"
The English group After the Fire took "Der Kommissar" to #5 in 1983. Interestingly, there were not the original ones to record this song. It was co-written and recorded a couple years earlier by Falco (yeah, the "Rock Me Amadeus" guy). That version was...
Read More
Discover & Download: Delta Rae "Scared"
Delta Rae is an American folk rock band formed in Durhman, North Carolina. The band consists of threesiblings Ian Holljes, Eric Holljes and Brittany Holljes, as well as Elizabeth Hopkins, Mike McKee and Grant Emerson. (Wikipedia) Available until...
Read More
5 Things You Probably Didn't Know about Eric Clapton
There's a lot about Eric Clapton this is pretty much an open book. He stole George Harrison's wife. He's battled many demons, including drugs and alcohol. He got the name Slow Hand because he was terribly slow at changing broken guitar...
Read More
Categories
Archives