GPS nearly derails road trip

Lately I’ve been packing a GPS locator when I’m checking cows. Now I can find my way back to the horse trailer. But the GPS in rental cars with all the streets and highways displayed turns my blood cold.

Jim and Steve and their wives rented a big SUV. They planned to tour New Mexico, take the side roads and see the sights. The vehicle came complete with a GPS that talked.

“Great!” said the Lewis and Clark of the Pecos Wilderness. “We can set our course and not get lost.”

Their conversation began: