Day one is done, and I’ve covered three states!
I’ll admit, about an hour into my drive this morning, I had that rush of worried feeling. All the talking and planning was suddenly doing, and the reality of roadtripping for 32 days felt ridiculous. I’m an introvert! Why am I staying with friends and strangers every night for over a month?? The good thing about over-hyping something is that the humiliation of quitting publicly is enough to get you through those panicky moments. And I’m glad it did, because the rest of the day went great.
Well, kind of. I’d planned to stop in Indianapolis and picnic on the Funky Bones exhibit (as made popular by The Fault in Our Stars) at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. After four hours of driving, I discovered the museum is closed on Mondays!! Agh. Determined to fulfill my plan, at least partially, I picnicked on some colorful tables underneath weird sculptures, trying to ignore the yard workers passing by with weed-eaters and leaf-blowers. Continue reading