I was told when I got my chair DO NOT take it on gravel. OK I understand. Did you know there are different types of gravel? I did not. To me gravel is anything that had some sort of small rock. In my mind I was rolling over a bunch of gravel (actually I now know that was stone). So now you know what I was told, I now know why.
We decided to do the farmer’s market in Homer on Wednesday because it was in the afternoon and shorter then Saturday’s market. The parking lot is full of gravel the sinky kind. You know the stuff that is thick and heavy. We thought what a great way to get around the market use the scooter and chair. The thing is you have to get to the market first. We unload and put together both the scooter and my chair. We start out. I immediately get stuck. Not a problem I get up and try and move it after I put it in neutral. I got it free, sit down try again go a few feet, stuck again. Well now we have a crowd. So the next time I get stuck it isn’t freeing up. So we came up with a solution have the crowd of men carry it back to the car.
We did not get to the market because Roy also got bogged down. So I guess our fresh produce will have to come from SafeWay now.
So I learned a few things here.
- Listen when the people who know say something.
- When your gut says this is a bad idea.
- People still are helpful.
- If you do something embrassing do it where people will never see you again.
- Make sure there are no photos (THERE ARE NONE)
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Some gravel is OK …. more firmly packed … but this was (as we found out) recently laid river stones.
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