Earlier this year, I got a free week in between a job switch, and I made the most of it with a road trip. Getting to Denver, chronicled here, involved a lot of driving and only a little sleeping. It was less than stellar. I arrived in Denver and slept for three hours.
Six months ago I was able to change jobs with one week in between. This afforded me my first real spontaneous vacation. I don’t think I have ever experienced this phenomenon before, at least I haven’t taken such great advantage of the opportunity.
I had given notice at work and discovered that I could use up my vacation and make today my last day.… Read the rest