It’s been two weeks now that I finally obtained my dream vehicle, a Jeep Wrangler. As part of the fun for Mother’s Day for my wife, I announced we would be going for our very first family leisurely drive through the not-so-faraway Jeep-friendly spot: Percy Warner Park in Nashville.
This weekend’s drive confirmed what I always believed about owning a Jeep Wrangler; that you don’t simply own a vehicle, you own a mobile amusement park.
Automatically, anywhere you drive is suddenly more exciting. The view is undeniably better. Whenever you see a road you want to go down, or go up, that you wouldn’t normally be able to… well, now you can.
And we did. Many times.
There is no fear of getting stuck in the mud, because now we have 4 wheel drive.
There is no fear of not being able to turn around if we get to the end of a narrow dead-end road, because the Jeep is so short.
There is no fear of boredom, because we are ultimately riding in a mini monster truck.
Something really crazy about my 7 and a half year journey to finally getting my Jeep Wrangler is that I never ever drove one until I had already bought mine!
That’s how much I knew I was destined to own one.
I can’t remember the last time I bought anything for myself that made me so happy.
When you’re the husband and the father, you just sort of go along with whatever is going on with your family. There was honestly nothing I needed or even wanted anyway.
Except for the Jeep, which I couldn’t afford until now; and was able to pay cash for. (My wife and I are very serious about Dave Ramsey!)
But this Jeep isn’t just for me: My whole family enjoys it.
It’s simply more fun to drive now; even in bumper to bumper commuter Nashville traffic.
That’s how good a Jeep Wrangler is.