We had some comforts for our very short Sunday, such as eating together.( Collapse )
There was another distraction in trying to find a gas station open after Sunday midnight, but we made it to a Wawa and eventually, frightfully late, back home, and to the common time.
My parents would use only one of the borrowed suitcases.
Trivia: Wiley Post and Harold Gatty's June 1931 circumnavigation of the world by air took eight days, 15 hours, 51 minutes, over a day ahead of schedule. Source: Mastering The Sky: A History Of Aviation From Ancient Times To The Present, James P Harrison. (And the trail of mishaps and accidents, some of them attributable to fatigue or trivial mistakes like the difference between Imperial or US gallons, read like the fun stuff in one of Arthur C Clarke's tale-of-technology stories.)
Currently Reading: Rites Of Peace: The Fall Of Napoleon And The Congress Of Vienna, Adam Zamoyski.