Well, Rog has just recently joined a deer camp that is right at 2 hours away from us. The membership is year round, and during time when it is not hunting season, we can use for whatever - camping, fourwheeler riding, nature studies. We have a 4wheeler and we borrow Rog's dads when we both ride (especailly if we are taking kiddos). We get down there and start off - no problems. About 5 minutes into the ride, Dad's 4wheeler (that I am driving and following everyone else) dies - I yelled and Rog heard me, but no one else did. We couldn't get it to start back up, so we left it and went on.
There were a couple other guys that run the camp down there - we were going to see where Rog could put his second stand. The kiddos got on with R and Rog and I followed. He showed Rog a nice place - very pretty area, then he and another guy (and the kiddos) went to check a feeder; Rog and I went back to the abandoned 4wheeler. It started right up! We searched for the other guys, got our kiddos back, and rode for a bit. Rog had some work to do on his other stand, so we headed down there. We went down a dirt rode for a while, then turned off the road onto a trail, called Dead End Trail - a bit more narrow than the road. His stand is all the way down at the end of it, then off in the woods on a hardly beaten path. We get almost all the way down to where the road ends and guess what happens!! He runs over a stick -and it pops the back tire!! We park his 4wheeler and all jump on the one I was driving and go on the rest of the way to his stand. This one is set up in a very pretty area!! Even prettier than where he is going to put the other one. I am going to get him to take the camera down there....it is beautiful!
So, he gets the burlap hung, checks the corn he put out a week ago; and he and the kids spread some more. We pile back on and head to where we left the other one. Rog decides to drive it for a ways - we got it about halfway to the main road and found a place big enough to turn the truck and trailer around and we all piled back on the one that was running and headed back to the truck - about a 30 minute ride back to the truck,a nd since all 4 of us were on it; it was very slow!!
We got down to it, got it loaded and headed for the house!! We can take a hint - it was just not a day to go riding!!!