A Hero in My Own Mind
Some folks said they enjoyed this post in the past, so I am reblogging it since I am too lazy to write a new post today.
A woman should not hitchhike alone. It can be dangerous.
I knew that. I hated the thought of Miss Sugar out on the highway in Wyoming’s strong November wind.
It was that wind which diminished the fuel efficiency of our Ford F250 pickup. That and pulling the RV trailer. I should have calculated those factors when deciding to try to make it to Laramie.
There is a 45 mile stretch with no service stations between our northern Colorado ranch and Laramie, Wyoming. In hindsight, I regretted not filling up the truck before we left. Sure they sell diesel less than a mile from our place, but it is cheaper to buy it in Wyoming. Less tax. Plus, it would be inefficient to backtrack nearly 8/10th of a mile out of our way just to fill up for peace of mind. One must have confidence, living without fear.
I thought we could make…
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