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Teenage Boy Meets Middle-Aged Subaru and Falls in Love

August 8, 2013


  The green Subaru wagon with the dent, bald’ish tires and no AC liberated my son, Gabe. The independence is great. He gets up and out for work, drives himself, no rides needed, ever. So why bother writing about this? Because I think the car, back in the day, made the distance between Boston and [...]

My Son Is Driving A Car: The Occasional Operator

December 5, 2012


The RMV on a Monday afternoon, after lunch and before the logical bewitching hour of right after people get off work, was INSANE. Busy, hot, snaked with long lines, boarded by uncomfortable benches and watched over by a digital red number machine, lighting up with each new person served. My son was number 215, his [...]