Ants go marching

Recent travels on the Massachusetts Turnpike have been less than enjoyable. Taking a sister to a medical appointment in Boston in late winter, we encountered traffic blockage just before the Sturbridge exit. A truck had T-boned a tractor trailer exiting a service area. We inched off the Pike onto a secondary highway — and inched forward on that road for an hour and a half. 

Fortunately, a cellphone call to Mass. General Hospital confirmed the surgeon would reschedule for later in the day.

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