Emergency Road Trip II

In an hour my grandmother and I are leaving Raleigh, heading back north to Baltimore.

The plan seems to be this–drive to Rocky Mount, pay a visit to Gertrude at the hospital, stay a half an hour tops, then up I-95 to Baltimore. Leave at ten, should arrive in Baltimore somewhere in the vicinity of six, assuming bad traffic on the Washington Beltway. At that point things are wide-open. Drive straight back? Eat some dinner, catch a nap, then drive straight back?

The only thing certain is that I’ll be taking some CDs along for a listen. On yesterday’s trip to Rocky Mount my grandmother and I listened to some jazz and some Beatles–A Hard Day’s Night and Abbey Road. On Sunday’s trip down we listened to some Dido and some Coldplay. Music makes the trip go easier. Of course, I haven’t decided yet which CDs….

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A writer, editor, journalist, sometimes coder, occasional historian, and all-around scholar, Allyn Gibson is the writer for Diamond Comic Distributors' monthly PREVIEWS catalog, used by comic book shops and throughout the comics industry, and the editor for its monthly order forms. In his over ten years in the industry, Allyn has interviewed comics creators and pop culture celebrities, covered conventions, analyzed industry revenue trends, and written copy for comics, toys, and other pop culture merchandise. Allyn is also known for his short fiction (including the Star Trek story "Make-Believe,"the Doctor Who short story "The Spindle of Necessity," and the ReDeus story "The Ginger Kid"). Allyn has been blogging regularly with WordPress since 2004.

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