A Pocket of Resistance: Road Trip Gone

Three thousand, one hundred, and four-tenths miles.

8:45 a.m. PDT Monday, May 16, to 3:00 p.m. CDT Tuesday, May 17: 29 hours.

8:00 a.m. CDT Monday, May 23, to 1:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday, May 24: 29 hours, 15 minutes

Stops: Monday night, May 16 – Day’s Inn, Van Horn, Texas. Monday night, May 23: Comfort Suites, Lordsburg, New Mexico.

Diet: Medium bag of Fritos, two one-egg omelets, one link sausage, two pieces of toast; one apple, chile relleno, beef taco, margarita, two beers, medium bag of Fritos, and four cups of coffee.

Final equation: 3100.4 miles + 73:15  hours + 72 years = not very bright old fart.

But, in spite of a few spells of fighting sleepiness, the solo trip was strangely rewarding, not including the rather incredible stay in Austin.

i was planning a long and probably boring accounting, but even with a nap, i’m not going to last very long. And tomorrow, i have a round of golf.

It has been a wonderful eight days, road trip included.

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