We get a 3 day weekend as our company celebrates presidents day. We also generally get out a little early on the Friday before to stretch out the holiday a little longer. This is great for everyone except me because that usually puts me dead square into traffic hell with everyone else who is rushing to get an extended 3 day weekend.

Usually I wait it out like any other Friday but today I was hell bent on getting out at a reasonable time. Wow what a mistake… 2 hours to travel 25 miles and the weather was a rainy mess.

I should really stick to my mantra of taking a vacation day the Friday before 3 day weekends.

Hard to tell if it was the rainy conditions or the 5 mile per hour bumper to bumper 25 mile crawl that cause the decreased electric range. Probably both.