Boy howdy, I’ll tell y’all somethin’… country roads sure ain’t what they used to be. The posted speed limit on this particular stretch of two-lane blacktop is 60 miles per hour. So here I am, just over a blind hill, in the middle of the road, playing Frogger, while trying to get a photograph with my trusty camera of this beautiful sunset as cars whizzed by at close to 80 (it is Texas, after all).
I thought for sure I was fixin’ to end up as road-kill more than once as I jumped out of the way of swerving, honking, and bird-flipping, country-wanna-be’s who just moved out of the big city and into the country with their fancy cars and fast-lane attitudes. Bless their little hearts.
But, I’ll tell ya what… now-a-days it sure ain’t easy for a hard-working photographer to stand alone in the middle of a dark and unlit road at dusk to get a good shot. Sheesh… People drive too dang fast.
Lon Casler Bixby is a professional photographer and published author in various genres: Fiction, Poetry, Humor, Photography, & Comic Books.
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