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Driving

A Rite of Passage

Photo by Joshua Lawrence on Unsplash

I know exactly where I was at 9:00 on the morning of January 29, 1961, the day I turned 16.

I was parked in front of the motor vehicle department in our small town waiting for it to open so I could take my driving test. As I recall it comprised a written test about rules of the road, signs, and driving etiquette, and a behind-the-wheel test.

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Bob Jasper

Bob Jasper

My Muse is in hiding, but we cross paths from time to time. I think I gave the old guy too much grief. Maybe he quit without notice.