You know when…

Thoughts inspired by our recent road trip:

You know you’re in trouble when…

your GPS indicates some traffic problems in the area and reveals that your quickest route out of New York is through downtown Manhattan…

You know you’re really in trouble when…

the entrance to the tunnel it told you to take out of Manhattan into New Jersey is jammed with motionless cars for a half hour before you figure out how to do a city-street U-Turn and find another route…

You know your husband is near his breaking point when…

he ignores every ‘born-and-bred New Yorker’ instinct he has, turns to you in the passenger seat, and says “I never thought these words would come out of my mouth, but I am desperate to get to New Jersey.”

And you know you married the right guy when, two miles into New Jersey you pull in for a “quick” stop to get gas and you see this (the real photo, taken with my camera)…

Gas Line (DSC_0665)

Are you kidding me? At least six cars deep at every pump...

And your husband manages to declare the trip “memorable” and keep a smile on his face!

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One response to “You know when…

  1. What a nightmare! But it sounds as if you two kept your usual good spirits. 🙂

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