– Despite having spent the last week packing, Sydney caught me without something important just as we walked out the door: “Okay, Erin, I’m not forgetting anything dumb like my passport, right?” “Oh, no, you aren’t . . . but apparently I am.” So it seems Erin is not quite used to this “international travel” business.
– License plate seen on the drive: “YUI AUTA.” We also got to follow a couple of souped-up cars from the ’40s for a long stretch of road before they turned off into what looked like a large regional car show. The license plate on the one? “RD RAT 1.”
– We called it quits in Bangor, ME, after 9 1/2 hours of driving and have settled in for exactly five minutes of a David Attenborough film on birds. Then we’re out for the night.