It’s 8:00. I have a cup of coffee and a dog at my feet and what could be better than that? The cross country trip from Colorado to NY was brutal. I won’t sugar coat it. Travel was easy, yes, and Emily held up better than I. Our pet friendly hotels were accommodating and comfy. Emily was eager for each new smell, but wary of letting either one of us out of sight.  Food was…well, plentiful as our great country…