Scorecard for the just completed impromptu vacation?
Company and conversation? A ("Just The Two Of Us")
Food? A- Managed to visit two new countries - Uzbekistan (!) and Korea - and, did really well with other on-the-fly while on-the-road choices. Gotta love Yelp.
Music? N/A The I-pod remained uncharacteristically silent, partially because of the good conversation and partially because we had...
Books on tape? C+ Luminous Alice Munro short stories, offset by a terrible (if popular) book with an Eastern deity in the title. Yikes!
Camping? B- Great for the two nights we got a campsite in Robert A. Treman State Park, not so great when the two other NY State Parks we visited were closed for camping ahead of posted schedule.
Other? B+ Gorgeous fall colors, an unexpected and wonderful visit to the Lakota Wolf Preserve, invigorating hike at Treman State Park, rainy day spent in a book store. On the "-" side - Our night staying in the main section of Geneva, NY - yikes, part 2. Recommendation: Stick to a drive through the lovely historic district.
Not bad for extemporaneous, huh? How does the scorecard from your last improvised vacation compare?