Can you remember going on road trips with your parents? I am sure it was different, but in my memory driving had nothing to do with vacation. Being in the car and on the road meant serious business. We had no unplanned stops unless the car was broken and absolutely no funny business changing the route spontaneously. We never took the train to get anywhere, but it wouldn’t have made much difference.
In terms of planning I realized I am often like someone who drives a car like it was a train. It’ll make sense, trust me. (more…)