Blog by: Breanna Daugherty
I’ve sat in a car for 7 hours before, but driving 7 hours is another story.
Driving has been the most physically draining tasks of the past couple of days; and the one I underestimated the most.
I honestly didn’t really start driving regularly until last year, so driving this much in only a few days has been completely different for me.
I haven’t minded driving for the most part, but there are some stretches of pavement that feel like they go on miles and they may never end. Don’t get me wrong, Florida is a beautiful state, and I’m surprised by how much sand I’ve seen while being inland; but sometimes it gets boring.
For example, we took the scenic route to Port St. Lucie to cover the New York Mets. It was vast, flat and green for miles. I was easily bored at the lack of things to keep my attention on the road. I would try to think of story ideas, but I quickly became just as tired as my four passengers that had already dozed off.
Maybe it was just the lack of sleep and coffee, rather than the scenery of Florida (I can’t blame a whole state for something like this).
I’ll be sure to make to have a constant stream of coffee for our next long drive, and hope for some not so static scenery.