Actually.........it wasn't that hard.
We knew this day was coming.
Last spring we got a bad diagnosis on our van and we knew it was just a matter of time.
But last week she just wasn't running quite right. I brought her to the mechanic and we got the bad news that she needed a new transmission. Between that and the fact that the engine could blow at anytime, we figured it wasn't worth fixing.
Thankfully we were able to drive her over to the junkyard.
This is the only vehicle that my kids have ever know. We bought it less than a week after Alex, Amanda, and Joshua were born.
Now it is time to look for her replacement. Hopefully the next one will be as good to us as this one was.