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Pilgrim's Regress - De File
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Pilgrim's Regress
It's less than a hundred miles from Astoria to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. We left the former at 1:30pm today. At 3:15pm, we had been driving, if you can call it that, without a break and were still in Brooklyn. Factoring in two short bathroom breaks and a longer thirty-minute one necessitated by an I'm-going-to-hurl-from-all-this-stop-and-go-traffic-flavored-with-inversion-layer-trebled-exhaust crisis, we arrived here six-and-a-half hours later. Needless to say, I've had more pleasant experiences behind the wheel. But Skylar is very happy to be ordering my parents around their hotel room and excited to see the wonders of the Lehigh Valley and the cousin she has yet to meet tomorrow.

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elf_owl From: elf_owl Date: October 20th, 2007 02:21 am (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
Yep. Driving in NYC sucks. Good thing there are so many redeeming qualities.
cbertsch From: cbertsch Date: October 20th, 2007 03:07 am (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
Driving within any one neighborhood or maybe two isn't usually so bad. But the crosstown traffic would make Hendrix howl.
_luaineach From: _luaineach Date: October 20th, 2007 03:35 am (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
On a Friday afternoon?! forgedaboudit!
cbertsch From: cbertsch Date: October 20th, 2007 03:12 pm (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
As the sign when you leave Brooklyn declares. Secular Jesus!
celebrian_3 From: celebrian_3 Date: October 20th, 2007 04:12 am (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
Yikes. I think I would have just given up at some point and gone sight-seeing until . . . oh, midnight or so . . .
cbertsch From: cbertsch Date: October 20th, 2007 03:11 pm (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
Not much to see in a driving, smog-inflected rain, alas. But it's sunny this morning.
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