Sarah Dittmore & Brenda Dittmore
Day 10: Clairseville, OH to New York, NY
Tesla Charging Stops: 4
Brenda's Highs and Lows
High: Getting the first glimpse of fall as all the trees in PA are beginning to change color.
Low: Losing the lid to my favorite thermos... hopefully I'll find it during the unpacking process.
High: Getting settled in New York for a weekend of hanging out with Chris, Sarah, and Eric.
Sarah's Highs and Lows
High: I AM GOING HOME TODAY!
Low: NOTHING! I AM GOING HOME TODAY!!
High: I AM HOMMMEEEEE!!!!!!
Mowgli's Highs and Lows
High: Mom seems wild...
Day 9: Louisville, KY to Clairseville, OH
Tesla Charging Stops: 3
High: Visiting all my favorite childhood spots in Wheeling, West Virginia (the town where my parents grew up).
Low: My favorite spots being full of strangers instead of the beloved relatives I used to visit.
High: Calling my parents and chatting about all our memories of Wheeling.
High: Seeing the houses my grandparents grew up in, visiting "Kuckuck Lane" (named after my Great-Great-Grandpa), and the town that I've he...
Day 8: Memphis, TN to Louisville, KY
High: Enjoying a delicious cappuchino Ken made me instead of the crappy motel coffee I've been drinking.
Low: Fighting all day with my Tesla navigation system.
High: Riding through Nashville with the windows down, hearing the live music, and seeing what the scene is all about. There's definitely going to be a return trip in my future!
High: Wandering through the adorable Casey Jones Village in Jackson, TN and seeing all the...
Day 7: Sikeston, MO to Memphis, TN
Tesla Charging Stops: 1
High: Walking along the Mississippi River with Ken and Lanie and enjoying my first ever Mempop.
Low: The lack of good coffee available in Sikeston, MO.
High: Visiting with Ken (Lanie's dad) while enjoying the Lanie-Sarah Reunion.
High: Visting Lanie (the girl I nannied off-an-on for 5 years in California) in her new home in Memphis.
Low: Reflecting on how much I miss Elle, Lanie's mom who passed three years ago and will for...
Day 6: Columbia, MO to Sikeston, MO
High: Sipping chai and watching the Tiger fans make their way to the stadium for game day.
Low: A less-than-great hotel for the night.
High: Trying all the local Missourian cuisine (i.e. fried ravioli, gooey butter cake, and throwed rolls).
High: Wandering the aisles of a local Columbian bookshop and discovering old copies of A Wrinkle in TIme, The Giver, and The Hobbit to gift Lanie (more on that in Day 7).
DAY 5: Colby, KS to Columbia, MO
Tesla Charging Stops: 6
High: I was able to drive across the plains of Kansas going above the speed limit (just a little bit) without any range anxiety.
Low: Spending SO many hours in the car.
High: Dining outside while enjoying a bottle of rose and hours of engaging conversation with my niece and daughter.
High: Discovering a hidden waterfall park behind one of our supercharger stations.
High: Talking religion, politics, and everythin...
DAY 3: Midvale, UT to Grand Junction, CO
High: Gazing at the rock formations at Arches National Park and imaging mythical origins for what felt like a giant's playground.
Low: Not being able to buy wine in Target. What's up with this state?
High: Taking Mowgli for a walk along the Colorado River and Duke Lake.
High: Witnessing the stunning beauty of Arches and falling in love with Balanced Rock.
Low: Forgetting I had a glass vase behind my chair, leani...
DAY 2: Lake Tahoe, CA to Midvale, UT
High: Retracing the Nevada leg of Chris and Matt's Bike Ride Across America.
Low: Never actually seeing a prison break, even though our entire route was lined with signs that read: "PRISON AREA: HITCHHIKING PROHIBITED".
High: Watching Sarah witness the salt flats and come to the realization that that's why Salt Lake City has "salt" in the name.
High: Waking up in time to enjoy a stunning farewell sunrise over Lake Tahoe.
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