Since the day you learned how to work the car windows so you can roll them down on your own, I should have known this day would come. As long as you are asking: Yes, it does bring one a great deal of independence to have one’s own car. But no, you may not drive. And no, you may not work the pedals while I drive. And yes, you still have to sit quietly in the back seat when the car is moving. Oh, and yes, I do know how to take the fun out of things.