Driving across Wyoming on Christmas Day
December 29, 2021
It started out as a bona fide stupid and crazy idea. We drove from Lander to Cheyenne on Christmas Day. It is a 348-mile trip.
But the young man working the Christmas Day shift at the Fast Lane at the corner in Shoshoni made my day by saying “God Bless You and Merry Christmas,” as we bought some coffees.
Then there was the young gal named Marissa who helped me air up my tires at a convenience store in Wheatland.
I could not think of a worse thing to happen on this day than to have a flat tire along that vast empty stretch on Interstate 25 from Douglas south to Wheatland.
When the lo...