Too many travelers.
I avoided the highway today. Too many travelers in the way for me, the petty commuter.
It was the beginning of the long weekend here, the Victoria Day long weekend. It’s named for Queen Victoria, by the way, but I’m not much of a royalist so I can’t tell you much more about it.
As for what it means around here? It means that thousands, tens of thousands, of people all decide to be outdoorsy all on the same weekend. It marks the opening of the campground season and boating season and, well, traffic season. The weather was beautiful, the sun was out, the cars were on the road. And so begins the smoggy, hazy, traffic-filled summer. Yay!