Based on a lifetime of experience traveling with family and friends, I don’t think there’s any setting more guaranteed to generate angry flareups than long-distance car travel. This trip was no different until we found a great antidote. Here’s what you do:
- Get the CD for the Broadway hit show, The Book of Mormon.
- Play the CD a couple of times while driving.
- When you sense tension storms gathering, say: Turn it off. Turn it off.
- If that doesn’t work, bring on the sure-fire big gun. Sing out: Hasa Diga Eebowai.
Lake Carter where some of the 53 inches of snow they got last winter remained on the ground. The surrounding hills are reflected in the lake’s deep blue waters: