He can drive (sort of)
Steve Braunias updates his attempts to learn to drive.

So there I was the other day driving like a beast. I had my foot to the floor and my hands gripped the wheel and I was moving fast, real fast, living out certain basic principles of physics – speed has no direction; velocity is an object's speed in a particular direction. I was at a go-kart track.

My first column this year stated my intention to learn to drive. At 58, I could no longer tolerate my role as one of life's passengers. A friend very