Monday, April 27, 2009
Driving Excitement...or not?
It's 'Driving' week over at Teen-Seen! I remember learning to drive in the ridiculous engineering marvel known as a AMC Pacer - my friends and I called it Freddy the Fishbowl. Our Pacer was a tan color and by the way this picture from the Wikipedia page is the coolest Pacer I've ever seen.
I'm watching a hockey game while I write this and as the players slam into each other looking for the advantage, I can't help thinking about how afraid I was of hitting things with Freddy when I was learning all those critical spacial concepts necessary for driving. You'd think it would've been easy in a car with windows like Freddy, but when, as a teenager, you've got enough to worry about with keeping your own body in the right space, adding a car seems an unkind challenge.
Except it's so fun! And totally liberating to actually DRIVE - even if it's in a fishbowl.
What did you have to drive when you were learning?
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