Both of my brothers-in-law have pretty horrific commutes to work. One suffers the gridlock and pandemonium in full D.C splendor while the other gets the daily Seattle guessing game of “where’s-the-back-up-today?” It’s hard for me not to gloat about my own commute. Sure, people in Sandpoint may not envy me the 7 switchbacks or the amount of gas I use on a weekly basis, but when I compare this drive to what millions of other people face in other places and cities in the US, I so win.READ MORE. . .