December 24, 2008
Well, that was not fun. Note to Self: do not drive to Mendocino on Christmas Eve. The traffic was horrendous. I literally could have walked faster for part of it, and some of it the car wasn’t moving at all: a freeway turned into a parking lot. It took more than half an hour to get to Berkeley, which should be a ten minute drive. It was raining, so passing cars sent jets of water onto my windshield, temporarily blinding me. There were patches of phantom fog. Nearly 6 hours to drive 150 miles. No wonder Santa takes the sleigh!