214. The Driving Lesson (1)
“I think he’s finally beginning to like you,”
said to her boyfriend Darren. “He told me
he enjoys his weekly driving lessons with you.”
’s nice to hear,” Darren replied. “He’s disliked me
the first day we met. I don’t know
I ever said or did. Maybe it’s because
’m the wrong color? Or because I’m old enough
be his grandpa? But it’s nice to hear
maybe we can eventually become friends. I’ll keep
fingers crossed. I’m surprised he hasn’t gotten upset
I yell at him for his driving mistakes.”
, he doesn’t like that at all. I wish
wouldn’t yell at him during his driving lessons.
makes him upset and nervous.”
“You know, I
not to. But I get so irritated sometimes.
does things like drifting into the next lane.
sees the car in front of him but
't see the red stop light above him. He
to check his blind spot when he changes
. We’ve been practicing for at least 20 hours
, and he’s still making the same dangerous mistakes.
he might be driving you around, and one
mistake could get both of you killed. I
because he needs to wake up when he's
the wheel. One second can be the difference
life and death.”
“Yes, I know. But he's
a kid. Besides, there are other ways to