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The Hindsight Notes: Drive My Car

20 Nov

The Hindsight Notes is a recurring section created for all you readers desperate to participate in THL, but lacking time to write a full letter. Each Note is composed of a question. All you need to do is answer it, in the form of a comment (below).

This week’s topic is: Driving. Or, probably more accurately, Crashing.

Remember that moment when, shaky hand on the steering wheel of your Mom’s minivan, a rotund stranger to your right shook your hand and gave you your license? Remember the joy, the freedom, the sheer, gut-wrenching terror?

Getting your license as a teenager opens so many doors. Your first parent-free road trip. Your first in-car makeout session. And, more often than not, your first accident. Whether getting your license led to bliss or disaster, we want to hear about it!

As always, I’ll start us out: