Thursday, August 26, 2010

Press on Regardless...

A favorite saying of mine and a philosophy I try to live by given the chaotic life we live. It's the name of a road rally run in the Detroit area for the last 60 years and represents much of the spirit of rally. For those of you not familiar with rally racing it's perhaps the most exciting and interesting form of motor sport in my opinion. Not only do they turn both left and right (I'm looking at you Nascar) but once on the course the driver and navigator are unsupported and must do what is necessary to get their car to the end of the rally stage. More than a few times there have been rally cars crossing the finish line on three wheels after one was ripped off in a crash. Driver and navigators not only have to be experts at their primary jobs, but also crack mechanics, adaptable tinkerers and persistent problem solvers.

So how does this relate to traveling in general and traveling with a kid with special needs? Press on regardless! Things will not always go smoothly but despite that keep going. The funny part about our travels is we were expecting the challenges to be in the kids adapting to travel. In fact, they were the least of our troubles. We had out share of mechanical issues, a couple cases of getting lost and came very close at one point to running out of cold beer. In all cases, a big part of the adventure was in overcoming these challenges. Life would be boring if you didn't push things and crash on occasion. The best stories are often made from overcoming adversity, persisting and finishing the challenge.

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