Thank you, Isaac, for being the iconic road trip kid!
“Mom! I think we are not far from here!”
“…That is correct. Because wherever you go, there you are.”
Finally, a chance to quote Mr. Brady in context.
We have completed Phase One of Manifest Destiny, our transcontinental journey! We are in Houston with family, then off to Dallas and Midland. We’ll be spending more than a week in Texas. Texas itself is Phase Two. The final leg, Phase Three, is where we traverse the deserts and climb the Rockies.