I took these photographs and wrote this post before the virus crisis.
When my dear wife Karen and I pulled into the parking lot for a breakfast at Julie’s Diner, I noticed a New York State Trooper had left the car lights on.
On closer inspection of the third of three parked in row, I discovered that the engine was also running.
No, the troopers were seated at a table, enjoying a breakfast break.
Yes, I did.
I politely approached and informed them that the lights were on and the car was running.
The red lights on top, one asked?
No, just the headlights, I replied.
Nothing wrong here, I found out.
Turns out, our troopers are told to leave their cars running even when they’re not in them. I guess the lights stay on, too. No, not the red ones on top.