what a time

Posted: May 4th, 2017 | No Comments »

avoiding math gre homework by finally reading this essay by playwright lynn nottage, about learning to drive at 50:

Then I reached the do-or-die point, and six weeks before leaving for Oregon, I finally got the courage to walk to the D.M.V. at the Atlantic Center in Brooklyn and get my learner’s permit. Two weeks later, I took the five-hour driver’s ed course in a grimy auto school that seemed frozen in time, perhaps 1975.

I watched a series of safety videos, one of which was narrated by Bruce Jenner. Some of the tapes were so antiquated that they featured people puffing on cigarettes while cruising in convertibles without seatbelts.



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