So he told us he would never in good conscience allow us to drive it anywhere but to trade it in.
Spent the last few days trying to be a one-car household, and it sucked. And then today we went to the dealership, prepared to be told that the car was too far gone to be traded for anything, but we figured we may as well try because trying never hurts.
And the bank just called and approved my loan I HAVE A NEW* CAR
edit: OKAY IT IS TIME FOR CAMWHORING
my mother told me to make a nice face, and that is why this picture exists. for the record, this was my face when she told me to smile pretty:
* it's a 2005 and it has 87,000 miles but it is new for me I have never had a car this young, my last two were so old I didn't even need the title to get them registered