We had stopped to get coffee.
But then there was the issue of bagels.
And we really needed to get one of those auxiliary audio cords so we could connect our tunes to the car radio.
And what about snacks?
We had only been driving for 1 1/2 of what we calculated would take 12 hours to get from the southern end of Florida all the way up to North Carolina. Then the following day, Sunday, we would be driving another 12 hours to get from there to central New Jersey. (The “pretty part of New Jersey” as all New Jersians described it to me. Subbing that phrase in for where a cardinal direction might normally take residence.) And then, the day after that, was New Year’s Eve. And we had the very ridiculous idea that we should take a train into New York City to celebrate. And go to a concert in Brooklyn. And take another train back to New Jersey after the concert, which would almost certainly be in the wee painful hours of the morning.
But first, before all of that, we had to cover 768 miles of ground. Between the coffee, bagels, audio cords and snacks, I expected we’d arrive by Tuesday.
Have an adventurous weekend, all!