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.