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Wall-e MegaDork
10/25/15 6:31 p.m.
Apis Mellifera wrote: Sounds like things went well. That part of town isn't actually as bad as I made it sound, however many years ago before moving here, I observed the first real prostitute I'd ever witnessed in the wild standing on a corner a few blocks from there.

If I stayed out of a neighborhood just because of a prostitute or three on the corner I never would have gone anywhere as a kid.

JohnRW1621 MegaDork
10/26/15 8:15 a.m.

We did not leave Florida till about 3:00 Sunday afternoon. The leisure approach to travel.

Sat for 1 hour in accident traffic in Charlotte NC. Bunked down about 11 pm in Statesville, NC north of Charlotte. Some morning work and then breakfast at IHOP. Still have to knock out 7 hours today to get home.

Accident report. http://m.wsoctv.com/news/news/local/one-dead-i-77-crash/nn9CB/ Article says 7:40 accident. We sat from 8:30 to 9:30 pm.
Four lanes narrowed to one.

JohnRW1621 MegaDork
10/26/15 9:09 a.m.

An overcast day but the fall colors of Virginia are perfect. I am sure the picture will not do it justice.

Andy Neuman
Andy Neuman Reader
10/26/15 9:44 a.m.

Where is the traffic?

I went straight up 95 yesterday. 14.5 hours of sitting on my butt I made it home.

JohnRW1621 MegaDork
10/26/15 11:17 a.m.

I-77 in VA not i-95.

More color

Regular VA


patgizz PowerDork
10/26/15 3:07 p.m.

You home yet? We're at the magic kingdom of crowds. I hate people.

JohnRW1621 MegaDork
10/26/15 3:11 p.m.

ETA of 5:30. Currently at 4:10 in Canton, OH

Sunny and 60 degrees

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
10/26/15 3:29 p.m.

Glad you're getting home safely. Great seeing you.

Spinout007 UberDork
10/26/15 4:33 p.m.
JohnRW1621 wrote: I-77 in VA not i-95. More color Regular VA W.VA

77/64 in WV is one heck of a fun road in my opinion. When you're not following a cop, or broke down to 1 lane from road crews repairing the road. All the flat and off camber corners make that road one that I would not want to deal with in a tall vehicle.

JohnRW1621 MegaDork
10/26/15 5:05 p.m.

Great success!
My personal challenge ended today, Monday, at 5:30 pm when I got home.
1,000 miles south.
1,000 miles north.

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
10/26/15 6:29 p.m.

Congratulations. And thanks again for making the trip.

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