Well, it was bound to happen. 8yrs and 75,000 miles and I had to replace the water pump. Actually, the water pump is okay. One of the gaskets failed. Took about three hours including clean-up. I replaced the pump, thermostat and both belts. These Gen III engines sure are easy to work on.
My next repair will be replacing the left front hub. It has a bit of play in it. Probably fix it before winter sets in.