Albany to Boston and back to Albany. Should do a repeat performance on Sunday.
That's exactly the problem I have. I'm sitting at a light like, "Hey, look at that TLX A-Spec over there! Looks awesome. Maybe I'll get one of those... wait, is the engine of my Accord running? Oh, wait. It is. It's so smooth, I've got to check the tach to make sure it's still on. Guess I'll keep it."This trip got me into the 740's. Just a few weeks til 750k! I'm still amazed at how smooth this thing is on the highway at 75mph. No way does it feel its age.
Fun days as a courier. Been there, done that.I drove over 1,200 miles in the last 30ish hours. This consisted of my normal Fri night of two trips to the valley and then a phone call for a Houston trip after I got back from my second run.
Houston was a trip to Bay Area Surgicare Center. More on that later. WX in Houston was absolute trash. Houston is normally super busy anyway. Throw in my lack of sleep and flooding in Houston & I'm thankful I got home safely. On the way up, there was a big wreck with several pickups that threw debris on my side of the hwy. Had to swerve around that. There were several other accidents on this trip.
Here was downtown Houston as I came back thru:
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The original address I was given for delivery turned out to be an industrial park. Not where you'd expect a surgical center. Wrong address. I thought it was cool that I was next to Ellington Field in Houston. I used to fly in there. They have a lot of NASA planes there.
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I called dispatch who contacted the group who called in the order. The surgical center was located at a nearby hospital. Now we're talking. I got there and they were in fact closed just as Mr. Google said they would be.
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Called dispatch again. Turns out the group who normally calls in the orders subbed out the duties to another group. The destination wasn't Bay Area Surgicare Center in Houston. Rather, it was Bay Area Medical Center in Corpus Christi just across town from the pick up location. Time to head home...
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This mistake took what should have been a half hour evolution to deliver Covid vaccine to another local hospital and turned it into an 11 hour delay and a scenic trip for the vaccine boxes.
The call group accepted responsibility for the mistake and are supposed to pay me for the trip to Houston as well as the return trip. Normally it would have just paid one way Corpus to Houston.
Time to relax now...