If I thought the drive up to North Florida was bad,
the drive back was even worse!
There was heavy traffic southbound on the Florida Turnpike.
And bumper-to-bumper traffic in I-95 south at 11:00 pm.
On a Sunday!
(“What you are all doing on the road at this time of night?
Why aren't you at home sleeping?”)
I think it took us … twelve? … hours to get home for what should
normally be a 7½ hour trip
(not only did we change time zones,
but there was also that whole “spring back” thing to contend with).
We also learned one should not attempt to eat at The Cracker Barrel on a Sunday afternoon in North Florida
(there was a waiting line just to park!).
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