Tradition(s) or Superstition(s)

The battle of light and darkness. The war between good and evil. Two Super Bowl titans come together in an epic combat to fight for the right to be called Champion.

Doesn’t that sound great? Are you ready for some excitement? No! No! No! I’ve got it…ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL? I am. No matter if you celebrate in the traditional manner of stripping off your shirt and painting your belly with your favorite team’s colors…to the superstition of making sure you have plenty of hot wings, meatballs, pizza, chips, and beer–yeah, I said, “BEER” for your family and friends as you gather to watch the big game…the Super Bowl is always a great time to celebrate, eat, have fun with family and friends, eat, cheer, eat, act silly…Did I mention eat?

Tradition is defined as, “…transmission of customs or beliefs from generation to generation…a long established custom passed down…” Superstition is the “…unjustified belief in supernatural causation leading to certain actions/outcomes…” i.e. your favorite team winning the Super Bowl because you lick your nose while shaking your groove thang!

Like the longstanding tradition of the Super Bowl, Hondas have a long-standing tradition in dependability and reliability, so you don’t  have to worry over superstitions.

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Who do you want to win Super Bowl XLVII? I’ll cross my fingers for ya!

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My First Honda

Many, many, many, many moons ago, I wanted a 1987 Honda Prelude. I thought it was the coolest car…EVER! Did I get the Prelude…NO! Hold on! Hold on! Hold on! Some of you may not know what the Honda Prelude was, and some of you may know more than anyone could ever want to know, but it was my dream car! So my parents got me a Honda Accord. Nice car, but I was a Junior in high school (natch! now you know my age) and I wanted a cool car. Not something reliable. My compromise was something cool and reliable, i.e. a Honda Prelude.

Let me just say that it is true, it doesn’t matter what color or model you get at the dealership…once my parents were buying me a brand new 1987 Honda Accord off the show room floor, I sped around the parking lot like the spoiled brat you all probably think I was/am. And I loved that car for 8 months!

You see, I probably was a bit of a brat back then. But no matter, I worked really hard to save up enough money to have my parents match my savings and finally get me…wait for it….wait for it….a 1988 Honda Prelude! (Yes, my family is the customer car dealerships love to do business with.) So I ended up with a black on black, sunroof with a wind visor, luggage rack on the trunk, since the spoiler wasn’t out until the 1989 model, and the silver strip on the bottom of the door panels that said “Prelude.”  Ahhhhhhh…the memories. But more importantly, can you envision my sweet ride? She was a beaut. And that was the year I got my personal license plate that I still have to this day on my SUV. Sorry, I can’t give out that information…I don’t want to be hounded for autographs. Ha! Ha! Ha!

But seriously, I kept my Honda Prelude for 188,000 miles, and only traded her in for a 2004 Honda Accord because I needed a larger vehicle. I can honestly say that my 1988 Honda Prelude was ,and still is my favorite car. Was it because I worked hard for it? Was it because it was cool? Was it because it was a Honda? You tell me.

Cliché or Resolutions?

Happy New Year! Did you make a resolution this year or a cliché? Just curious because Webster’s Dictionary defines resolution as “a formal statement. Determination.”  And we all know that by Valentine’s Day, all promises for a better year made 45 days prior are thrown out the door because of one word. Chocolate. It matters not if you like dark, milk, white, or don’t.

I know I have not been as resolute as I stated when the clock struck 12. But my intentions were all there..yep, I planned to eat nothing but tuna and oatmeal until I dropped the holiday weight. You do notice the use of -ed for past tense? And it isn’t even Valentine’s Day! 8 days (wasn’t that a movie or song?) into 2013, and I’m eating white cheddar cheese popcorn 10:30 at night, watching, “The Adventures of Tin Tin.”  Great graphics by the way.

So! What do we use as our motivating factor when it comes to succeeding at our pre-determined goals for the upcoming year? Here’s a suggestion: get a new car! Everyone feels good in a new car. What happens when we feel better? We act better. We look better. We work harder. We smile more. We make people happy. We make ourselves happy.

Now isn’t that the best resolution of all? To be happy in 2013.

The Buzzzzz Is…

Bzzzzzz! Electric! Alive! That’s the energy you feel when you walk through the AutoPark Honda of Cary doors. Like the busy bees in a hive, our sales professionals are flying around the showroom working hard for you. As our customer, you are the Queen and we strive to get you into the right Honda that will accommodate your driving wants and financial needs.   

Perhaps you may have heard or seen our commercials about no games and no gimmicks–hassle free buying is what we like to do at AutoPark Honda here in Cary. So if you want an easy car buying experience, come see us at AutoPark Honda today.

All you have to do is let our Honda specialists know what model, color, and trim level you want in your new Honda. Then choose from our HUGE selection of vehicles to get the one you can see: parked in your driveway, garage, carpool line picking up your children, coming out of your favorite store…you get the picture.

So call or come by AutoPark of Honda in Cary—where you get the actual cell phone number of the General Manager, Danny Williams! Now that’s service with no games or gimmicks. Where else would you get this? Only at AutoPark Honda of Cary.