Well, we survived a long week of packing and now we are on the road. It's almost 3,000 miles to Durham, NC where Duke is located and we haven't left the state of CA after driving for 8 hours!
We had every intention of leaving around 5:30 or 6:00 a.m. but sheer exhaustion resulted in a departure time of 8:30 a.m. That just meant we got to Barstow a little later and since Barstow is pretty ughhh we aren't going to miss anything.
Lee and I split the driving while Missy was squished in the back in her doggie bed. We were towing my car with a U-haul tow dolly...it was really, really loud!
The most interesting thing about this drive down the center of CA and across the desert was that we found out that there are NO Starbucks for 139 miles east of Bakersfield until you get to Barstow.
We think tomorrow will be more interesting...AZ and NM. We'll post pics in the next blog.
Love to everyone,
Wendy and Lee