Rockslide on Chuckanut

I was coming back from my latest housesitting stint in Bellingham yesterday when I was waved down by an on coming car. "There's a rock slide ahead. You'd better go around." I thanked the man and took his advice under consideration. Going around is no small endeavor on a scooter. It would add about an hour to the ride and I don't have that kind of time to waste. I'm a busy man, as we all know*.

When I got to the slide, I zipped by the line of cars who must have been just planning to wait until the rocks eroded away, and zigzagged my way through the rocks. Scoot Scoot for the win! As I continued down Chuckanut, the highway dept. make-things-better vehicle was just arriving, so I wouldn't have had to wait too too long anyway. But still, I was glad I was on a low footprint vehicle. Let's see your SUV or AWD Subarus do that!
Tuesday November 24 2009File under: transportation

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on Tue 24th Nov, 2009 05:26 pm PST Amiel Martin said:
small manageable vehicles FTW
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on Tue 24th Nov, 2009 07:35 pm PST Andrew said:
Pfft. My helicopter would have just flown over the whole mess. And dropped bagels on your scooting head.
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on Thu 26th Nov, 2009 06:13 am PST steve said:
Wren,The road to Gouyave(fishing capital of Grenada)is closed cause the boys used to much TNT and blew out a cliff.People are pretty upset.
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on Thu 26th Nov, 2009 06:15 am PST steve said:
were you riding that Chinese rice rocket of yours.Happy thanksgiving
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