The rig rolled out at seven a.m. sharp and now we are in Portland. We take round two of the trip into Sacramento tomorrow, and on to San Jose after that. Brandon starts his internship on Tuesday. I am still not sure why we are driving down there so early except that maybe Brandon was testing my reflexes? I think I can say I passed. We packed for a three-month adventure in four days flat, and I only had one minor melt down.

I am homesick already.