By Eddie Pipkin

I said goodbye this week to my old friend, my 2002 Honda Odyssey minivan.  It had served me and my family well, veteran of hundreds of road trips, including a few full-on, load-up-the-kids, cross-country journeys.  It hauled us all to the Grand Canyon and Yosemite, the Statue of Liberty and the Blue Ridge Parkway.  It carried kayaks a