Well – it does not matter when you hit Austin, Austin hits back.
Nine in the morning and we have made the 183 loop. Traffic slowed to a crawl about thirty minutes back in Round Rock. It’s not a complete stop yet, but it’s close.
The first hour and a half were quiet, as the sun rose and the bus dozed. Now everyone is awake and watching the world go by – very slowly.
We pulled drinks from under the buses in Waco when the drivers took their rest stop. There was concern that this would slow us down, but all the buses were very efficient and the coolers were pulled, emptied, and reloaded before the drivers returned. Score one for the chaperones.
MP3 players are the key technology at this point, that and wireless net access. Pushing on…