June 14th, 2006

Cougar 1

Born to be (a little) wild in an overprotective world

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Times have changed, and I know this because I have children, two of them, one born in the old days and one in modern times. One was born back before seat belts, when a child might ride standing up in the front seat next to daddy as he drove 75 m.p.h. across North Dakota, and nobody said boo, though nowadays daddy would do jail time for that and be condemned by all decent people. My younger child rides in a podlike car seat, belted in like a little test pilot. She likes it.
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