Why Drive When You Can Walk?

Judith Heaney
4 min readOct 24, 2021

Curating a Creative Life — Saturday Stories

Do you remember what it was like getting to drive yourself to school? Pretty cool, right? No having to wait for the bus or find a seat or deal with the cacophony of conversations all around you. Driving to school was a taste of freedom like nothing else, and it didn’t matter the car you drove.

I remember taking over the 1969 Chevy Nova my older brother had taken back and forth to school. When he moved on to a (slightly) newer used car, I took over the Nova. For those of you who may not know, a 1969 Nova was…