Well here we are. Day #2. Pulled out this morning around 8am. That was after Grandpa took Jake back to their hotel because “breakfast was free”. Jake came back with blueberry muffins stuffed in his socks. Kidding…but once my parents start stuffing jelly packets from Waffle House in their pockets I’m staging an intervention.
Not much to report today. Kansas is now officially crossed off my list of habitable places. It was so incredibly flat, windy, hot and dry. And we had to pay to get into Kansas. I-70 is a partial toll here. I think it should be the other way around. As soon as we crossed the Kansas state line it turned into a whole lot of nothing with an occasional adult bookstore or cowboy boot outlet.
Here’s a picture of the temp in the truck (& we were moving!)
If you can’t see it, it reads 104!
We fought a horrible cross wind the majority of the day. Matt battled trying to keep the camper off the rumble strips. But good part about that is no one drove in our blind spot. Guess the swaying back end of the camper was a deterrent.
Here are some scenes from today (brace yourself, they’re pretty exciting..yawn) :
As I finish this we are still on the road, pushing on towards Denver. We have reservations at the Limon KOA this side of Denver. With any luck we will be there within the hour. Hoping tomorrow’s drive is a little more scenic.