Sorting through the clutter of life’s random experiences

“Curiouser and curiouser,” said Alice, as life got larger and larger in Wonderland. It’s a phrase I quite like, and find myself muttering rather frequently, sometimes for big reasons, but mostly for small. Lately, I feel as if I have been collecting randomly interesting experiences, which I tuck away for future reference, hoping that, with … Continue reading Sorting through the clutter of life’s random experiences

Driving towards rites of passage and refusal

The girls seated behind me in the waiting room of the DriveTest Ontario office have, apparently, no intention of getting behind the wheel of a car. “Why are you getting your license,” one of well-heeled young women asked her friend. (And I mean well heeled in a literal way – she was wearing those thigh-high … Continue reading Driving towards rites of passage and refusal