After some discussion, it appears I’ll be riding with my husband to the MTL finals Saturday in Woodhaven, MI. I didn’t want to go by myself, because I don’t know my way around the ” Downriver” area of metro Detroit very well. Honestly, it might as well be another country. I know my way around the “Western Wayne” ‘burbs very well, on the other hand, and probably wouldn’t get TOO lost in the “Northern” Detroit ‘burbs.
I don’t use GPS (I prefer paper maps). I think GPS is a copout, makes people forget their own navigation abilities, isn’t always up to date and frankly…I don’t like having that “GPS lady” telling me what to do (my own little hangup, I have a problem with authority, lol). I “could” write out directions for myself if there were no other option.
With my husband driving, I’ll be able to “navigate.” This is pretty much how we’ve operated on car trips since we met in 1992. He’s an absolutely shitty navigator and even worse passenger, it’s best to just let him drive. Plus, it will be nice to have someone to talk to on the ride there!
There was some talk about me carpooling with someone else, but Mike and I agreed that having me ride with someone else would be more trouble than it’s worth. Especially if I’m at the mercy of leaving when they want to leave.
Sharing a car certainly has its challenges, but we’re managing them just fine – and saving so much money!
Up side? This means Mike can write down the questions and leave me free to just focus on helping my team answering them! He said he actually enjoyed doing that during the semis last Saturday. I might just make an “assistant” of him yet!
And I just thought of a place we can visit while we’re “in the neighborhood.” Wyandotte! A kind of cute riverfront town (I am a sucker for watery views) 😃