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Monday, June 28, 2010

Electric Car

My daughter Ada took this photo of the odometer of my 1999 Toyota Corolla. We reached the 130,000 mile mark just as we pulled into our driveway:

I am overdue to buy a new car but I keep waiting for the electric cars to hit the market that can be charged with a home garage plug-in connection. Speaking of which, here is the song "Electric Car" from the music video DVD Here Comes Science by "They Might Be Giants". Our family loves this DVD; it is definitely worth the $11 for this collection of catchy educational tunes:

I knew I wanted a plug-in but I was vacillating between getting a hybrid or an all-electric. I have decided to buy an all-electric Nissan Leaf when it becomes available later this year: