Driving Lessons - 27 East

Driving Lessons



  • Publication: Southampton Press
  • Published on: Sep 6, 2021
  • Columnist: Joanne Pateman
When my granddaughter came to visit from Florida recently, she decided she was ready for driving lessons. In Florida, she can get a learner’s permit and drive with a licensed... more

AutorMore Posts from Joanne Pateman

Travel Space

I thought I might have lice. The young woman who sat next to me on ... 18 Jan 2022 by 27east

Remembering Joanne Pateman

My dear friend Joanne Pateman, who wrote the “Reflections” column, died on December 17. Most ... 21 Dec 2021 by 27east

A New Season Upon Us

When I see the rows of bright yellow school buses in military formation waiting to ... 18 Oct 2021 by Joanne Pateman

Quit Wishin’

Silly Lily is a 1930s fishing station in East Moriches that has been brought back ... 27 Jul 2021 by Joanne Pateman

Backyard Pleasures

No, I’m not growing marijuana — but I’m gardening in pots on my deck. It ... 14 Jun 2021 by Joanne Pateman

My Volunteer Life

When Durell Godfrey came to my house for a dinner party a couple of years ... 4 May 2021 by Joanne Pateman

Fealty To The Duchess

“Becoming Duchess Goldblatt,” by Anonymous, is a joyful read. Duchess is a fictional character in ... 23 Mar 2021 by Joanne Pateman

The Recliner

Opening the front door of my childhood home, I walked right into my father’s green ... 8 Feb 2021 by Joanne Pateman

Cultural Exchanges

“We need more help!” I said to my husband. I was working full time. My ... 15 Dec 2020 by Joanne Pateman

A Food History

I wasn’t always a good cook. Early in my marriage, I made a lamb stew ... 25 Oct 2020 by Joanne Pateman