Day 11: Monday, 1998-07-06:
I was up at 6:00 AM, got ready for work, drove in and arrived at my desk before 8:00 AM. My week’s vacation was over. Having not told anybody what my plans for the week had been, almost no one asked where I’d gone during my week off. For those that did, I replied, “Oh, I went for a drive”. They nodded their heads and went back to work.
Later that week I had lunch with some friends. I bet them the lunch bill that they couldn’t name five U.S. States of which I hadn’t been to at least three of them the previous week. I had the chicken and a cold beer and told the story of my adventure to their disbelieving ears. “You’re nuts.”, they said. “Anybody for dessert?”, I offered.
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