I’ve never seen a porno, and I’ve never bought a car.
Now, I’ve got to do one of those. Guess which?
The car! Gee, what did you think?
If you don’t live in NYC, which I have for my entire adult life, the fact that I’ve never bought a car will be the more surprising of those two.
Actually, in NYC, it’s not that weird. Only 23% of people who live in Manhattan own a car. And I’m one of them. It’s just that it’s a 15 year old station wagon that I inherited from my parents when my kids were born. It was time for them to get a new one, I had just had twins and needed a wagon more than they did, so I got lucky — very, very lucky – and “bought” their car from them for $1 – just to transfer the title.
Now, lo these many years later, our car is on its last legs, and I’m going to have to be a real, honest to goodness forty something grown up and go out and get my own!
I’m scared.Continue Reading