Archives for February 2012

Vacation to Las Vegas- Day 1

Today has looked a lot like the picture I posted above- we’ve been in the airport for most of it.  Our originally plane was set to leave Manchester, NH at 6:20 am this morning, and we had planned to wake up around 3 am to drive to the airport.  We were again using Southwest Airlines Vacations, which we had luck with when we went to Disney World last year.  The phone rang this … [Read more...]

Bought 2012 Hyundai Elantra Limited

After doing all of my research last weekend and trying to get my best price on Hyundai Elantras from different dealerships here in Western Massachusetts, I finally decided to buy a car.  If you remember, I was looking for a 2012 Hyundai Elantra Limited in Red Allure with the technology package.  I had been dealing with Brian Houser at Balise Hyundai in West Springfield, who ended up … [Read more...]

Superbowl 46 Advertisement Turnout

I’m sure like many people (173 million people estimated to view), you watched the Superbowl tonight, if only for the advertisements.  The big game was exciting towards the end, and I was excited the the Giants won (or was it that the Patriots lost?)  But the real losers this year were the advertisments. Advertisements were attempting to be social, but still haven’t got there yet.  … [Read more...]

Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.

“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” is another of George N. Parks great quotes to get you thinking about life in a very broad sense. It really does make sense that if you react positively, good things will happen to you.  If you respond negatively, bad things will happen to you.  We as people need to be more positive, to respond positively so that more people … [Read more...]

You won’t do better at Balise

I’ve been looking at Hyundai Elantras and getting an idea of what I’m looking for and what I’m willing to pay.  The most interesting part so far has been feeling out the dealerships to see who has the best people.   I’ve contacted multiple dealerships and had some really great experiences over the past couple of days.  I’ve had positive interactions with many dealerships from … [Read more...]