Several years ago my wife and I traveled on I-285 in Atlanta going to a shopping center. I-285 is the by-pass loop that goes around the perimeter of Atlanta. What should have been a forty-five minute trip took us an hour and a half.
My I-285 experience
I will never forget riding around I-285, I said to my wife, “I believe we have passed the airport twice.” She looked at me with frustration in her eyes and anger in her voice and said, “No, this is our third time.” I knew then it was time to let go of my, I-know-where–I-am-going ego and ask for directions. It didn’t make sense to continue to ride around and around in circles when help was a phone call away. [Read more…]