Blunders, Cops and the Roads Less Travelled
Day 80 to Day 83 Wednesday May 26 to Saturday May 29, 2010 Reserve, New Mexico, USA to Bluff, Utah Bluff to Moab, Utah Moab to Wellington, Utah Wellington to Burley, Utah It's been a long day and I had gone through Burley, Idaho looking for a motel for the night. It's hard to imagine that I was using my electric vest to try and keep warm. Suffice it to say, taking the road less travelled can be a bit demanding in spite of being much more rewarding than sticking to the Interstates to hang out with the semis and RV's. The driver in front of me was excruciatingly slow and I finally decided to go around her in the dual turn lane to my left. No sooner had I done it and I realized that the car coming the other way was a cop car. A quick check of my mirror and my suspicions that I wasn't about to be left alone were confirmed. Soothing red and blue lights gently followed me into the mall parking lot. "How are you doing?" said the very nice officer. "