Destination: Lubbock, TX
The why: To provide moral support, opinions, gleeful exclamations, and squeals of excitement while Tiffany tried on wedding dresses.
Miles driven: 638
Hours in car: 10
Speed limit zones: 10
Stops for fuel: 2
Fuel prices at aforementioned fuel stops: $3.55 and $3.59 per gallon
Strong smells that tickled the nostrils: 2
(oil and feedlots/dairies – people in each industry would say that it “smells like money”)
Number of times I sighed and thought, “Good job, God,” about the scenery: I lost count.
Songs: approximately 150
(assuming an average length of four minutes per song)
Sobriety checkpoints: 0.5
(One was closing up shop as I approached, so while they waved me right through and I didn’t have to stop, I count it as half a checkpoint.)
Number of times I felt lost in Lubbock: 5
(They love their loops in Lubbock, and I kept looping.)
People in the dress shopping entourage: 6
(Plus the bride!)
Dresses Tiff tried on: approximately 15
Bridal shops visited: 2
Dresses seriously considered: 4
Narrowed down to: 3
Then finally: 2
Dresses purchased: 1
Which one? Your guess is as good as mine! She loved these two and bought one of them – but isn’t telling anyone which one she chose.
Which gets your vote?