After a couple years of entertaining the idea, a year of really┬áthinking it would be nice, 6 months of looking online, and 3 months of looking in person, I decided to replace my 14-year-old Ford Focus with something that can drive better through the snow and won’t leave me stranded at the side of the road.

What other choice did an outdoorsy person have but a Subaru?


It’s a handsome beige (and still fits in the garage, whew):

And it has a two-tone interior…

That can haul at least one dubious cat: