“Always focus on the front windshield and not the review mirror.” ― Colin Powell

I thought I’d post a few stats from my time on the road.

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Somewhere, Montana.

Total miles driven: 6,988.
(srsly, I should’ve circled the block a few times to hit 7k)
Total gas cost: $874.45
Highest Gas Paid: $4.15 (just outside Chicago)
Highest Gas Seen: $4.32 (Chicago)
Lowest Gas Paid: $3.19 (Louisiana)
Lowest Gas Seen: $3.13 (Louisiana)Average MPG for the trip: 29.5 mpg
Number of Tornados: 1
Number of Tornado Sirens: 2
Number of ‘Severe Weather Storms’: 5
Number of wild gators touched: 1
Number of Bison within spitting distance of my car: Too many to count.
Number of ‘Pirate Propositions’: 1
Number of Celebrity Sightings: 2 (Mark Harmon… and Frank Marshall counts, right? I tried looking for Kevin McKidd in New Orleans, but no luck).
Best State: Tie between Wyoming and Louisiana. Oh, and Tennessee.
Worst States: Tie between Colorado and Texas. Shit. Hole.
Number of Museums: 10
Number of Dead President’s homes I visited: 2
Number of homeless people I had coffee with: 1
Number of hotel staff I wanted to bring home with me: 4

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Number of times my car hit 200,000 miles: 1!

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