THE WRITER'S LIFE
Amy Gerstler's message: Be not afraid
(from the LA times)
Rescued Eagle Scout Billed $25,000
A controversial New Hampshire law that charges those who get lost for the cost of their rescue is facing renewed scrutiny.
Some Eagle Scout? I'm sorry but I think ALL of these dopey people who get lost hiking in the woods or climbing mountains should be billed for their rescues. Why should we all have to foot the bill for their thrill seeking or poor planning?