Sunday, December 2, 2012

Dear Santa

Dear Santa,
I know it is early, but I want to give you plenty of time to work your magic.
At first, I thought to myself - how is Santa ever going to top that trip to Paris? 
I mean, that was the best gift ever!
But then I read about the pink Honda Fit.
Maybe my letter should be addressed to Honda, but I have faith in you, Santa.
You see, for now, the pink Fit is only available in China and Japan.
Skeptics are calling it a car for very young ladies who love Hello Kitty and old ladies. 
I suppose, in the eyes of one who is 20 or 30 years younger than me, I am an "old" lady.
A PINK car?  Yes, please.
This is a women's specific car.  I have a women's specific bicycle - why not a women's specific car?
This car also has a special windshield glass that claims to cut ninety-nine percent of ultraviolet rays and "Plasmacluster" air-conditioning that Honda says can improve the skin quality of the driver. Sign me up!
The starting price is $17,500.
Not too shabby considering in '93 I paid $15,000. for a new Honda Civic EX. (Which I am still driving with an odometer reading nearly 189,000 miles.
 I hear that some in the United States are calling this women's specific car "sexist." I don't get that, personally.  There have been huge trucks for men and muscle cars for men and it seems from the beginning of time - automobiles were for men - no women.  I say "about time!"
 The one pictured below is my favorite.  SO cute!  These women specific cars have pink stitching and other touches of pink.  The emblem reads She's with a heart for the apostrophe.  I can understand some might think this is gaggy, but I think it is adorable.
So, Santa, can you see what you can do?  I would appreciate it.  If Honda doesn't get this car to the U.S., someone else will.  I'm going down to the dealership and make a personal inquiry. 
I should have looked into this on Black Friday or Cyber Monday - maybe Asia would have given me free shipping? 
Santa, if you can't work this deal out - another trip to Paris would be fine.
Love ya, Santa,baby.
Cheryl

7 comments:

mamamonki said...

Love the pink! How could any day be bad if you had that pink happiness sitting in your drive. I think even driving to work would be fun!

ain't for city gals said...

I love that last pink one! When I was about 20 I drove a pink vw bug...I loved that car! I see a pink smart car with a black roof driving around Congress...it looks like a happy car..

Kris said...

Well, I am wishing you lots of luck with that, my friend!!!!!
xo Kris

Princess of Everything (and then some) said...

SWEET! I would ride my pink scooter behind it!!

I think it would make lots of people smile.

And the Paris trip will NEVER be topped! lol

Sandy, Sisters of Season said...

Again I'll say, pink is your color girl. That car would be so cute for you Cheryl. I like the last one the most :O) As I get older I'm loving the little wagons, but my current car is still holding up well. DREAM PINK! xo

Privet and Holly said...

Yes!

I am so tired of these
women who are so tied
up in feminist ideals that
they can't see the forest
for the trees. LOVE Honda
for targeting women for
a change!! Of course, like
you, I've driven my own
Hondas in the past, just
not anything like this!

I am certain you'e been a
very good girl and that
Santa Baby will deliver : )

Hope you are enjoying
the season, sweet friend!

xo Suzanne

Heidrun Khokhar, KleinsteMotte said...

LOL! Let's hope that there's a version made in a US plant. Gotta get jobs for ladies in US so they can buy it.
Santa magic is not all that reliable.

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