Have you noticed that Jeep Wranglers are making a comeback?
Is it just me or did Jeeps go out of style for a while? Were sales down for, like, a decade? Can anyone give me a fiscal report? No? Okay, then I’ll just say my opinion is fact: Jeeps were trendy in the 80’s slash Early 90’s then like other fashion trends, fell behind but are now making their way back into our hearts and highways.
‘Cuz I see ’em everywhere here in Maryland. Every color. My favorites are yellow ones (as a family we play this popular-in-our-weird-circle-of-friends-at-church game where you shout YELLOW CAR if you see one on the road and you get a point if you are the first one to claim it. If you see a yellow Jeep you shout YELLOW JEEP and you get two points. So yellow Jeeps are really awesome. And they cause all kinds of outward expressions of love and charity toward one another.)
(By the way, you are welcome to join in on this game, it’s a free country. The game is called, in case you need to know specifics, Yellow Car. This cut-throat game will make car trips with your family pass by faster than you could ever imagine.)
(P.S. Mini calls Yellow Car so often that Max once said, “Mom, Mini is like the girl who cried Yellow Car!”)
Anyway, my point. Jeeps are a trend right now, no? That’s nothing but cool in my opinion.
You know what else is a trend? Mohawks. Sometimes Jeeps and mohawks go together, sometimes they don’t. All I know is there are a number of guys in our youth group who have mohawks and one guy who might as well have one because he drives a Yellow Jeep and he drives other guys with mohawks around in his Yellow Jeep. While we yell out YELLOW JEEP! from our minivan and they all look at us with confused looks on their faces.
Max is definitely paying attention to the trends. Not only does he love Jeeps, but he also loves himself a mohawk whenever he sees one. He asked us if he could have one and we said, sure why not? What fun is it to be a pastor’s kid if you can’t have a mohawk like all the other kids in the worship service?
I’ve come a long way from my Southern Baptist roots.