Every time I think, “This will be fun. We’ll see some sights and enjoy each other’s company.” Every time. Then, we get in the car, on the road and reality slaps me in the face…repeatedly.
Road trips are not fun, not for me anyway. Here is how today’s trip went:
‘Let’s have a yard sale,’ he said. ‘We’ll make a little money and get rid of some junk,’ he said. ‘It’ll be fun,’ he said. So we had a yard sale. Here is what he didn’t say:
Yard sales are work. We got up at 4 am…on a Saturday. Four o’clock…in the morning…on SATURDAY. After a quick breakfast I pulled my hair up into a ponytail (trust me, this is the proper hairstyle for yard sales, even if you’re over 50) and helped load the last of our stuff (treasures) in the pickup and headed to town.