I'm on my way to MAF's ground school in Idaho. This trip got off to an early start when the Checker Limo showed up for me 10 minutes before 0100 in the morning – that's 10 minutes early. Frantic carry-on packing ensued. All the important items had been checked off; change of clothes, no liquids, candy samples left for the girls who earlier had happened to catch a glimpse of the snacks I'd packed for the trip and were promised some, kisses for all three girls (and Grandma). The emptiness of London's streets at oh-dark-hundred resulted in a speedy trip to Robert Q's HQ downtown. By 0145 I was on the mini-bus, heading out of London, just a talkative driver and me in a whole Bob Q bus.
Fortunately Chatty McDriverson was full of fun topics;