I generally hate driving (one of the many reasons why I love living
in New York City), but I have many girlfriends who find it fun and
relaxing. One of my friends eventually moved out of the city and never
plans to return because she cannot afford to have her beloved car with
her. Even if she could afford keeping her ride nearby, she is not sure
she’d want to. The joys of driving stick do not lend themselves well to
sitting in traffic. My other friend loves visiting her family in
Connecticut so that she can get in the family car and cruise the
neighborhood. They'd love The Driving Woman.
The eight women editors (Katti Ehoff, Caroline Pardilla, Donna DeRosa,
Erin Riches, Michelle Magoffin, Kelly Toepke, Joanne Helperin, and
Sheila Scarborough) that are the drivers of The Driving Woman clearly side with my girlfriends when it comes to ideas about wheels as a pleasurable way to spend one’s time. (Disclosure: "The Driving Women"
is a blog sponsored by Edmunds.com, “an intermediary of automotive
information.”) The editors write about everything from their trips to
driving tracks to referrals to other resources for women who have questions about cars, such as a link to Ask Patty...
By Suzanne Reisman
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