Sitting on an airplane while being stuck on the tarmac has to be worse than staying in a prison. They won’t feed you, they bring you limited quantities of water, and you’re not allowed to stand or to use the bathroom. I was en-route to
Still I wondered, “Could I drive to
Let’s say your flight leaves at 3pm. If you follow the typical travel protocol, you’ll leave your house at 12:45pm to get to the airport at the recommended early time. If things go smoothly, they’ll board the plane at 2:30, push back from the gate at 3:00, taxi over to the de-icing platform, endure the procedure, taxi to the runway, and finally take off. After landing at 4:15, you’ll have to wait 45 minutes for your luggage, retrieve your bag, get your rental car, and leave the airport for your hotel. I’ve done this many times and no matter how “smoothly” things go, I never seem to get to my hotel before 5:30 or 6:00pm.
Well, I finally did it. I drove to
So, consider your options. Have you sampled the BBQ between Houston and Dallas? Ever seen the coastline between
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