Sunday, January 18, 2009

Zoom Zoom Zoom

Our five-day vacation in St. George was much too short. The nice thing is it’s only a 4-hour drive (or less), so if we just have to get away anytime soon (hint hint), we can be there in a relative jiffy.

On the way down, our only stop was when we stopped for lunch at Wendy’s at about the halfway point (Fillmore, maybe?). On our way home, we didn’t stop even once because we ate lunch in St. George before hitting the road.

Somewhere around Nephi, our car’s gas warning light came on indicating the need to fill up with gas. But, I remembered seeing a TV show that said you could actually drive quite a long way after the gas light came on before running out of gas. As I recall, they had tested several cars that kept going for at least 20-30 miles after the light came on.

So we got home without stopping for gas. It took us only three and a half hours—and we were not speeding. It’s also nice that on some stretches, the new speed limit is now 80 mph. And there were no construction zones to deal with like there were in the summer!

Jen very kindly got us into her time-share condominium for the four nights we were there, and at a bargain-basement rate, too. Thanks Jen! It was so-o-o-o-o much nicer than a motel!

4 comments:

shydandelion said...

Sounds like fun! Don't get me started on the questionable sterility of Virgin River hotel...

Katscratchme said...

I'm sooooo jealous! One day I'll use Jen's timeshare... LOL!

Jen said...

Everyone is welcome to use it - - and if you go to the "timeshare education" class, we get a little bonus from it!! So . . . anytime!

Zaphod said...

Hey! They didn't offer us any "timeshare education" classes! Of course we were only there after they all went home (hehehehehehehe).