Eulogy for My Beloved 1992 Mazda Model 323 Car

From a couple living just down the block and around the corner from our house that we had then in Marquette, Michigan, on Wednesday, October 12, 2005 my wife Kayle Rice and I bought a 4-door all-wheel drive 2001 teal-colored Subaru Legacy L Wagon. Our new to us used car had five on the floor stick shift and, unlike my Mazda, had cruise control, a radio, air conditioning, and power windows. We loved it.

A week after we bought the Subaru, on Wednesday, October 19, 2005, thirteen years almost to the day after I bought it, I donated my white, two-door…