I was trying to think of something witty for the title of this post, but, I think the facts speak for themselves, here.
E=MC is done with graduate school for the year at Duke, so this little lady bought a one-way ticket to Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, and then drove all the way back with him to the Pacific Northwest, home to us both.
Given my limited vacation schedule, we did this in 6 days.
Raleigh -> Birmingham -> New Orleans -> Dallas -> Santa Fe -> Provo -> Portland
Here are some things we saw: