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I’ve been driving in the Middle East for about a week now, and I can testify that it is not what I remember the driving in Europe to be like in the late 80s. In a word, its awful. I would say that it’s been almost 30 years since I have driven in a country other than the USA. I have driven in Canada several times, but growing up in a border… Read More

The final day of the road trip can be summed up in one word … exasperating. Yup, that’s the word.  I started out on the eastern edge of Tennessee, and headed west. After already having put on a good 4,000 miles during this little trip, I really didn’t want to be driving anymore. Yet I pressed on under an envelope of stars.  Needless to say, if you’ve never driven east to west… Read More

With a super-casual application of my Campus School math, I have lingered too long on the trail, and it is time to go home. So, today it was back on the road.  Fourteen hours of driving took me from Northern New York to the eastern edge of Tennessee. All in all, the drive was good. There was a lot of road construction in Virginia and New York, but the remainder wasn’t that… Read More

Today was pretty much a point A to point B type of day. I had a lot of miles to make to get to my next point of interest, so I spent the day behind the windshield.  The drive across Louisiana on I-10 was excellent. I’ve never driven that stretch of road, nor across the bayou like that, so it was extra cool. The elevated section of roadway in the Henderson Swamp… Read More