Friday, October 07, 2005

Go West Young Man!! Uh, I mean East. East.

“I think we’re going the wrong way.” Ed says about thirty minutes into our trip.

“What? How do you know we’re going the wrong way?”

“Well, the mile marker numbers are getting smaller and they should be getting bigger.”

“Well, let me plug in the GPS and I’ll check.” So I plug in the GPS and bring up the map and there we are, the little blinking automobile on the GPS map, going the wrong way.

“Yup, we’re going the wrong way. How does that happen??? We just drove 45 minutes heading West and we should be going East.”

“I don’t know, maybe I was tired last night.”

“Tired?? We just slept for 12 hours, how can you possibly be tired? And what does last night have to do with it? It’s the MORNING now and you still went the wrong way.”

“I don’t know. Sometimes that just happens. I make a mental note at night when I get off the exit, remembering which way I turned before we stopped and then I just go the opposite way the next morning. I guess I didn’t remember it.”

Perhaps next time he should make that mental note in my brain instead.