We Barely Had Road Construction Delays This Year…And That Sucks!

We’ve done a lot of roadtripping with the new (to us) camper this year.  We’ve been to four state parks.  In addition, we’re currently up for a week at a rental cottage, and next month we’ll be celebrating our five year anniversary by hitting a couple of touristy cities.

We’re happy to be doing all of this traveling in the great state of Michigan.  Our state hasn’t gotten a lot of great press over the years, but it is a beautiful place.  We have access to lakes everywhere.  The Upper Peninsula, or U.P. as it’s known, has miles of beautiful forests and lakes.  Visiting just a few of these places has been great.

And it’s been a little too easy.

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How Traffic Congestion Saves Me Money

I love driving on long trips.  Heading up north (a Michigan thing) for the weekend is great.  Even driving across town on a weekend to go visit friends or family is enjoyable.

But I hate driving in rush hour or congestion.

I avoid it at all costs.  Right now, it’s pretty easy for me since I work only a few miles from home.  While I do hit traffic on the way home, it’s not so bad.

But going back to the ‘all costs’ part, I realized that it actually saves me money.

How?

Because I’ll avoid going out in it.

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