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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Good morning crew,

There is an informal family reunion brewing in Pennsylvania this coming weekend and I talked the wife into driving over there with me. At first I was going to fly, but really it is only a 10 or 11 hour drive. When you consider that a 2 hour flight involves a 50 minute drive to the airport, 90 minutes standing in check-in lines and security lines, then an hour waiting for your bags on the other end, plus then having to either rent a car or chase taxis all over town, for an extra few hours I can have the convenience of driving my own vehicle at my own pace.

But I think the real deciding factor was the dog. Taking her with us eliminates the expense of boarding her, and the wife is just tickled over the prospect of taking her on a road trip.

Plus, neither of them have been to Pennsylvania before, so they'll have something new to bond over.

She just better not get car sick, that's all I have to say. I will not be able to handle 10 hours trapped in a vehicle with a vomiting dog.

Or a vomiting wife, for that matter.

Laugh it up,

Joe

joe@gophercentral.com

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