It’s hard to find a balance between the things you want to keep due to sentimental value and the things that you just have to let go. I know myself and some of my immediate family have an issue with holding on to things that just hold sentimental value. But the things that hold this value become part of who you are, like my brother and his M5. Although (im totally calling him out) he doesn’t take necessary measures for preventative maintenance, and of course money and personal situations play a huge factors in maintaining your hobbies but the car holds meaning. A time before I was born my parents had an E34 BMW and he just remembered how much he loved the car and knew that he had to have one for himself.
After owning the car for a couple years, it has become a part of who he is and even though it is an endless money pit and problems it’s really hard to let go of it. From my own personal experience If i had the choice, I would have never let go of my miata. I said it myself that I would have wanted to keep that specific car forever. But being in my situation i had to let it go, but I still hold onto those values moving forward as the MR2 has similar traits to the miata to an extent, and the car is growing onto me as well.
In times where social media saturates the value of the things we have in our lives having us move forward from things faster than we should. It’s good to remind yourself where you come from and how you got there.
Just a little ramble from me after this thanks giving weekend. I hope you guys enjoyed your long weekend and spending time with your families. Thank you for reading!