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Friday, August 1, 2014

Highway to Happiness: Cape Cod

I want to remember the signs along the way to my beloved Cape. 

With  the luxury of H. driving  and Punch sleeping, I took down the names last night, starting somewhere in Connecticut before I fell asleep on Route 6 East, a sweet ribbon of road that cuts through Sandwich, Mashpee and other towns until it ends in Provincetown. We arrived close to 1:30 a.m. The llist, with my favorite wording and landmarks in bold:

Short Beach
Shopping Malls
New London
Mitchell College
Coast Guard Academy
Nathan Hale Schoolhouse
North 95
Submarine Capital of the World
Adopt a highway
Emergency medical treatment
Mystic Aquarium/Mystic Seaport 
Speed limit 65
Scenic overlook
Tourist info center
Leaving public drinking water protection area
Lodging exit 92
Gas exit 93
Discover beautiful Rhode Island
No turns
Buckle up it's the law 
24 hr. truck stop exit 5B
Hope Valley
Univ. of R.I.
State police next exit
Weigh station 
Caution lanes split ahead
Lodging-/exit. 6
Park & ride
Begin measured.mile
Commuter parking express bus to Providence 
Motorist advisory when flashing
Speed limit 55
Kent County Courthouse 
State police
T.F. Green Airport
River Williams Park and. Zoo
195/6 East 
Providence/Cape Cod right lanes
India St.
Welcome to Massachusetts
Later on...,
Cranberry Highway
Bourne Bridge
Buzzards Bay

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