I drove to a place so special this morning I about stayed there all day.
Ok, so maybe I did get Ol’ Red a little stuck.
How was I supposed to know I’d sink to my axles a few feet from dry dirt, over where marsh plants sprouted from land with scattered pockets of water?
And I really didn’t need my buddy Ed Markel to put a tow-strap on the back of Ol’ Red and use his four-wheel drive, which he’d parked nearby on dry ground, to pull me out.
I could have worked a bit and driven my huntin’ truck right on out of there -
-after a drought of at least three months.