Monday, December 8, 2014


The wife says – lets take a road trip

I say, that sounds great – where?

She says, anywhere lets just go.

I say, east – How about Thursday?

She says, yes

Here's the problem. As the week came closer to Thursday we thought how much better it would be to leave early – Wednesday night. Sounded like such a good idea at the time. I just want to say right now, leaving at 12:10 am Thursday morning is not Wednesday!! Right? Come on agree with me.

So here we are Thursday, early, in the car going where? We don't really know but I do know its east - 30 minutes into the drive she's asleep. Thanks for the conversation, it was short but it was sweet. Who knew the seat of a car is so much more comfortable than a real bed - GEEEEZ...

A MacDonald's is up ahead, I stop and get coffee – nothing else is going to keep me awake. 
Back on the freeway heading east, swing in behind a huge semi I start drafting – saves gas for those who are asking WHY? WHY? Its what I do – accept it. Two hours later I am about done and my coffee is gone. I can maybe make ½ hour more. Up ahead is a town large enough to have a hotel where they actually use fitted sheets (that is another story).

BTW – is it wrong to throw water melon rinds over the top of a car in the wee-morning hours into a bar pit? Just a moral dilemma that is kind of bugging me.

So here I sit typing this stupid blog post waiting for the woman of my dreams to wake up and I'm wondering – this is a road trip? And, where am I anyway? Oh yeah – east.


Sylvia K said...

Hey!! What a great surprise!! Good to see your post and I do hope you have a great fun trip -- wherever you go!! Hope all is well, things are good here in Portland, I've been back two years now and it's fun to be close to my kids -- the ones in Seattle are now in Portland!! Have a great trip!! Enjoy!!

Grayquill said...

Sylvia> Actually this trip is done and over....but I did write this while on the trip. Thanks for the comment. I am really glad your family is all together. Special!

Hilary said...

Ah well you'd better tell us more about how the trip went. And welcome back.

Brig said...

So good to see that you are back blogging. I would love to hear the rest of the story...

Arkansas Patti said...

Such a delight seeing this familiar address on my reading list.
Spontaneity is such fun and a great rut breaker, even if the rut is comfortable.
Hope this means you are taking up the keyboard again.

Choco said...

Hmmm... Mrs Gq was trying to get Gq to post something on this blog... Like Brighid above, I would like to know more. Did you take any pics? Meet anyone interesting? Yeh dil mange more :)

Jenn Jilks said...

I love road trips! Hubby doesn't like driving, but he does in order for me to do drive-by shootings! PHotos, I mean! Fun post.

Heidrun Khokhar, KleinsteMotte said...

Why hello. Thanks for dropping by.
A road trip east is the sort of thing I would have years back. But I usually headed south.
Now I take last minute vacations to any nice resort on a two day's notice. Hubby comes occasionally. Buddy is my travel comanion.
Do give us more. I think the wife might have fallen asleep in daytime too. Cars purring have that effecy. Babies usually do well in cars if they won't sleep in their cribs.