Road Trip! (Conclusion)

The story so far... PreludeMon Jul 21Tue Jul 22Wed Jul 23Thu Jul 24 (part 1)Thu Jul 24 (part 2)Thu Jul 24 (part 3)Thu Jul 24 (part 4)Fri Jul 25 (part 1)Fri Jul 25 (part 2)Fri Jul 25 (part 3)Fri Jul 25 (part 4)After 20 hours (and 12 installments), we were finally back at my home.We'd already discussed…

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Road Trip! (Friday July 25, part 4)

The story so far... PreludeMon Jul 21Tue Jul 22Wed Jul 23Thu Jul 24 (part 1)Thu Jul 24 (part 2)Thu Jul 24 (part 3)Thu Jul 24 (part 4)Fri Jul 25 (part 1)Fri Jul 25 (part 2)Fri Jul 25 (part 3)The second enemy was the state of New Jersey.By the time we got onto I-287 in New Jersey, H…

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Road Trip! (Friday July 25, part 3)

The story so far... PreludeMon Jul 21Tue Jul 22Wed Jul 23Thu Jul 24 (part 1)Thu Jul 24 (part 2)Thu Jul 24 (part 3)Thu Jul 24 (part 4)Fri Jul 25 (part 1)Fri Jul 25 (part 2)We encountered our the first of the two enemies as soon as we left I-76 in Pennsylvania.  It was Mapquest.H had obtained trip…

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Road Trip! (Friday July 25, part 2)

The story so far... PreludeMon Jul 21Tue Jul 22Wed Jul 23Thu Jul 24 (part 1)Thu Jul 24 (part 2)Thu Jul 24 (part 3)Thu Jul 24 (part 4)Fri Jul 25 (part 1)We finally arrived at the site of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire. H hoped we could just drop off the trailer and go, but it proved to be…

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Road Trip! (Friday July 25, part 1)

The story so far... PreludeMon Jul 21Tue Jul 22Wed Jul 23Thu Jul 24 (part 1)Thu Jul 24 (part 2)Thu Jul 24 (part 3)Thu Jul 24 (part 4) The alarm woke us up at 6AM, and we were dressed and out the door by 6:15AM.  My t-shirt was mostly dry, enough so I could wear it without being…

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Road Trip! (Thusday July 24, part 4)

The story so far... PreludeMon Jul 21Tue Jul 22Wed Jul 23Thu Jul 24 (part 1)Thu Jul 24 (part 2)Thu Jul 24 (part 3) If you're on the road long enough, sooner or later you'll reach your destination.  We finally arrived at the site of the Virginia Renaissance Faire.  The Faire had ended a few weeks prior to…

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Road Trip! (Thursday July 24, part 3)

The story so far... PreludeMon Jul 21Tue Jul 22Wed Jul 23Thu Jul 24 (part 1)Thu Jul 24 (part 2)While still in Maryland, H began to feel the consequences of the Starbucks coffee she'd gotten in New Jersey. ┬áHer driving became ever more efficient as she we looked for the next rest stop. ┬áNot only was her bladder…

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Road Trip! (Thusday July 24, part 2)

The story so far... PreludeMon Jul 21Tue Jul 22Wed Jul 23Thu Jul 24 (part 1)H and I departed on the first leg of the trip.  We sang physics songs:"A hundred atomic bombs on the wall,A hundred atomic bombs!If one of those bombs should happen to fall--"That's the end of the song.  I didn't know any more physics…

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Road Trip! (Thusday July 24, part 1)

The story so far... PreludeMon Jul 21Tue Jul 22Wed Jul 23We had agreed to wake up at about 7AM on Thursday to get an early start on the day.  As she was falling asleep, H amended that to 7:30.  I could tell she was tired.I woke up at about 7AM, but I didn't have the heart to…

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