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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

The Chevy Experience: Josephine's Story

Today's Chevy Experience comes from a childhood friend, Josephine Rego.  Josephine and I now live in the same town and she also owns a Chevy Traverse.  Who knew? 


On Mother’s Day last year we packed up the family into the Traverse and headed down to the beach to spend the day with my brother and his family. We had a great day planned. We were going to watch my youngest niece’s soccer game and then head back to their house for a yummy lunch. When we arrived, we were in for quite a shock. The temperature was at least 20 degrees colder than in Foxboro! And I came completely unprepared (I keep thinking at some point I’ll turn into that mom who is prepared for everything, but it just hasn’t happened yet… I’m the type that is running back into the house 5 times before we can leave, because I forgot this or that… ah, well a girl can dream, right?). So here we are, my 2 and 1 year, woefully underdressed and about to go and watch a soccer game on the edge of the ocean. Thankfully, my sister-in-law IS THAT mom and came to our rescue. She bundled us all up and off we went. The kids had a grand old time running around the field… for about 10 minutes… and then the “Momma, I’m COLD” chant/whine started fast and furious. Even my niece got in on the act (yes, the niece that was playing the game!).
Since my SIS was one of the coaches we couldn’t just up and leave, so we did the next best thing. We pulled the Traverse as close to the field as we could, opened the back hatch, got the kids all snuggled up (with the heat cranking), gave them some snacks and let them watch the rest of the game in comfort (though I do wonder if my little guy will ever forgive me for the pink hat he ended up sporting that day…). They had a blast and I couldn’t have asked for a better way to spend my Mother’s Day!
Once again, the Traverse saved the day!

*Do you have a Chevy experience you'd like to share?  Be our next guest blogger by contacting me at annie@stowedstuff.com

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