Back in '06, I was trying to describe how big Texas is while in Boston meeting with my MEP consultants.
The post title and first line were my answer.
If I head west or northwest from the Hacienda de Campana, in twelve hours I can get to El Paso, or Amarillo...Texas. Might be a bit less now that the speed limit has been raised to
Watch out for Hondo though. There is an official State sign there which states, "This is God's Country. Don't drive like Hell through it." Duly noted. Yes Sir.
What got me to thinking aboot this is that Aertae posted his weekend itinerary for driving the family back to civilization from the People's Republik of Kalifornia [The Entitlement State!]
Five hours from the West Texas border to S.A.
Ya'll might want to get off the road. He's going to be bookin' it.
I think I just heard Borepatch snort as diet coke came out his nose.