Highlights: forgot to mention the big black swallowtail butterflies we spotted at a rest stop outside Joplin, MO. Mostly clear roads yesterday, but after a brief heavy downpour we got new windshield wipers--and a rainbow! Last night's anti-cranky remedy: a pink glow stick.
At the motel this morning. Cabin boy: Mama, where's my glow stick? Is it in the microwave?
Me: Why would your glow stick be in the microwave?
Cabin boy: (looks innocent)