Don't tell him I said this, but Mr. Bella was a bit of a stick-in-the-mud about the car. While I sang giddy songs about our Tiny Car adventures, he kept saying, "It's just a car." Hardly!
When you drive around in Tiny Car, you get all kinds of attention. Most people smile, a few stare, and a couple of people chuckled. One guy in a punkish leather jacket jaywalked in front of me, and then, in his best impersonation of Nelson Muntz, shouted, "Ha ha! Smart car!" It was pretty great.