7 November 2011
BOYDS, Md.–Our GPS, which we call "Millie," is usually spot-on. Once we did end up headed straight for a quarry, but for the most part her directions have been accurate and easy–which is a huge relief when you're driving in parts of the world you've never been.
That all went out the window in Maryland last week. We were on our way to visit Lee Bristol, co-founder of Standard Solar, at his home in rural Maryland. We ended up interviewing him on his roof, but that story will come later!
On the hour-long drive, our roads got narrower and more rural — and fantastically scenic — the closer we got to his house. We rounded a bend near here, and encountered something we never anticipated: