Hiding Place

 

That silly Easter Bunny even hid an egg on one of our Subaru vehicles!

 

~ Rebecca Talcott, Redding, CT

 

 

Tooling Around with a Forester

 


 

Last summer, my wife and I decided to embark on a shared dream of living off grid. For six months, we slept in the back of our Subaru Forester while we engaged our hands and bodies in the building of a tiny cabin on five undeveloped acres in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Colorado – a region we both love and respect. Neither of us had ever built anything before, except I’d just built a toolbox.

 

Over the course of those six months, our Subaru was not only our “home,” sleeping quarters, refuge (from the elements when they proved too much), but also our most relied upon tool. We hauled wood in the Subaru for the timber-framing of the cabin, crushed rock for our foundation, corrugated metal for our roof, and sand and clay for mixing adobe. And, too, the Subaru never faltered – over hills, through the dusty valleys, over deeply rutted muddy roads, and so on.

 

Thank you, Subaru, for being a part of our vision.

 

~ Michael Hudson, Salida, CO

 

For comments concerning Drive magazine, contact us at: www.subaru.com/contactus (select subject/category: Drive/Drive Performance Magazine), or write to: Editor, Drive Magazine, PO Box 514025, Milwaukee, WI 53203-3425.
 
For other customer service-related questions, comments, and product information, or to change your address or ownership information, contact us at (800) SUBARU-3 [(800) 782-2783] or www.subaru.com/contactus.
 
We reserve the right to edit all letters and articles sent for publication in Drive magazine. Letters and all materials submitted with them (including photographs) become the property of Drive magazine and may be republished in any form or medium and unfortunately cannot be returned.
 
Add to Favorites
Added to Favorites  Close
Rate this Article

(4.6 based on 21 ratings)