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The glory of the road trip

I recently did a road trip with Laurie (Daughter #3) from Owen Sound, Ont. to Wolfville, N.S., covering the 2,000-plus kilometres in two days.

Although the marathon of driving was a bit tedious, sitting in that small space with my daughter took my heart and gave it a complete overhaul. I kept looking over at her and wondered if I was dreaming.

I see the whole world at Laurie’s feet—ready for her to discover. She is intelligent and talented, has finished her education in a tough male-dominated field. She survived when she wasn’t sure she would, but I knew it would be so.

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