Kat, let me know what some of these maintainence items are. I may be able to help you save some yarn money (I do all my own work). I heard you leaving work yesterday, I was in my car with the engine running and all the windows up... I meant to e-mail you or something, but I forgot.
Poor sick car. Poor attacked wallet.
oh! :( trying to send good karma your way.. (and not that rain storm that just passed through here)
I feel your car pain - I'm at about $2000 over the past 6 weeks, with another $500 or so upcoming. ARGH.