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“This is ridiculous,” Amber thought as she drove past the newly posted sign on the road. She had been driving this trail for years, and suddenly, there was a “No Trespassing” sign blocking the way down to the creek. She wanted to ignore it and just keep riding, but someone had downed a tree across the trail for emphasis.
Amber stared at the sign and the tree, getting more and more annoyed. After the day she had just had, the last thing she needed was another bad surprise. She had just found out that her boyfriend of nearly a year had been cheating on her for months. She still couldn't figure out how that had happened. When they had been together, he had always been so timid and polite, even saying please and thank you in bed. She never thought he would be the type to cheat.
Now she had given him the boot and needed a fresh start. This trip was supposed to be the beginning, a chance to clear her head and start over. She had taken the top off the Jeep and had planned to drive all the way to the creek. Instead her trail was now blocked!
She cursed whoever had thought public land didn't need to be used by the public and considered her options. It was just too beautiful of a day to stop, she decided. She pressed the gas down just a bit as she eased her Jeep off the trail and over the brush. Whoever had restricted the trail would eventually learn it would take more than a downed tree to stop an off-roading vehicle like her Jeep. She gave it a bit more gas and the car crested the small hill and soon the tree trunk and irritating sign were far behind her.