Robert phoned about 9:30 MI time tonight. They were comfortably settled in a motel in Jackson, TN, probably about 5 hours from Collegedale. They'd left the pets a little stressed but settling in. The cats headed for beds, but the dog cried when they left. But they figured the animals would be happier there than in cages with them all weekend.
Bob just phoned from Korea also. This weekend is Chusok, their equivalent of Thanksgiving, when everybody wants to head to their family home. People are being advised not to travel if they don't have to, as trains and such are full, so Bob figures on lying low. His Sunday class is canceled, too.