One year Daddy drove us to Chicago to visit my grandparents for our vacation, instead of taking the train, as we often did. I was pretty little at the time, but I distinctly remember how much fun I had and what I did on that trip.
I sat on my knees in the back seat and looked out the back window for the whole trip! It was like seeing a whole different world, because things didn't speed by, and you could see both sides of the road at once. I would have had to have been fairly small for that to have been a comfortable position to stay in for such a long drive - maybe around 5 or 6? I still laugh about it to this day.
Of course, in those days, nobody thought about such things as it being dangerous for me to do it. Now we would have our children in seat belts, and maybe in booster seats as well. But oh the freedom I felt, viewing the world from such a new perspective!
nostalgia, childhood memories