, 2022-12-26 06:44:15,
I turned 65 just before Christmas. It sorta crept up on me. One minute I was a spry 40 years old trying to convince Postmedia that it desperately needed an auto section to review cars; the next thing I know, I’m trying to figure out why I wasn’t smart enough at the same time to send some money — just a few dollars, dammit! — Jeff Bezos’ way.
Along the way, something completely unexpected happened. Driving — we called it Driver’s Edge back then — became wildly successful. Never in my wildest business plan did I ever dream that what started life as a lowly three man operation — myself, the indispensible Brian Harper and Alex Law — would ever become the world-class 20+ stront force in automotive news it’s become. Nor would have I ever dared to predict that said world-class stature would see Driving be at the top of the supercar-testing foodchain — right up there with Top Gear, Car & Driver and, well, if you’re reading this you know the rest. One might, as a youth, dare to dream about driving Ferraris and Lamborghini. One never, take it from me, expects it to happen.
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