Perhaps most importantly, though, I learned that, given 17 hours of solitary car time, there's really no telling what I'll do...
Words with Inanimate Objects
GPS: continue on interstate 95 for 590 miles
me: ohmygod, 590 miles on the same road?!
me: well, I guess I'll just try to limit my stops to get there faster.
me: Ooo, there's a Dairy Queen Brazier at the next exit!!
GPS: [judgmental silence]