You can see the boulder in question right next to our caution triangle:
Here's a better view of the boulder...it really is awfully close to the roadway:
So when you sign up for roadside assistance you assume you'll need them on some dark and stormy night along the roaring interstate, not on a lovely afternoon on a rural road! While we waited for the truck to be dispatched and arrive we had a nice lunch then I took the dogs for a walk. We happened to be right in the middle of forest property belonging to Yale! There are certainly worse places to have a flat!
The guy showed up in fairly short order and swapped us out like we were in the pits at Indy Motor Speedway! Theo watched from up above:
We lost just 90 minutes total, not bad at all!
Lesson 1: remember to take the corners a little wider
Lesson 2: a mounted spare is a huge time saver
Lesson 3: Good Sam is worth it