understanding

Putting Pieces Together

When I was a child, the town I grew up in was a small distance away from the city where my grandparents lived, and where, a bit later, my parents worked.  So we frequently made the drive into the city, and I have many memories of the drive and of different parts of the large city.  But since my family moved away before I learned to drive, I never navigated around the big city or the route between my hometown and the city.  I paid very little attention to street names or cardinal directions from my vantage in the back seat of the car. (more…)