Yesterday we were among those 883,000 Marylander's on the move for the Thanksgiving holiday. Yesterday afternoon Peanut and I flew out of BWI airport for our annual trek to my sisters home in
According to this story by Candy Thomson in The Sun, approximately one
in six Free Stater's is on the move for a feast with friends and family this year. Unlike
us, most are driving. St. Augustine Beach
“Driving remains the way to go here in
Maryland," said AAA spokeswoman Ragina
Averella. "We're in a really good location on the East Coast, with many
destinations two to four hours away. For a family with two or three children,
it's cheaper to drive than fly."
I can attest to that. Even with taking advantage of early discounts, the round trip cost for Peanut and I to fly south was almost a thousand bucks.
It’s worth it though. We’ll spend a few days here with family and head back home before we've had a chance to do too much damage. As my mother used to say, “after three days, out of town guests and fish start to stink.”