Carolyn Magner

Rescued puppy now trucking dog

| June 28, 2012

Dear Carolyn, A while back I wrote about the loss of my two best friends, Bouncie and Bullet.  I swore I would never go through that hurt again.  I took a trucking job and have been ...

Corny pick-up line that worked

| June 24, 2012

Dear Carolyn, My husband used a corny pick-up line when we first met. Here’s one for your collection. Hubby to be: Can I have directions? Me: To where? Hubby to be: To your heart. I know, lame as can be ...

Facebook bragging

| June 18, 2012

  Dear Carolyn, I have a friend who is always bragging on Facebook. She posts pictures of her fabulous life, awesome boyfriend, expensive vacations and newest purchases. I’m barely making it as a single mother of two ...

Hubby gets healthy

| June 15, 2012

Dear Carolyn, My husband is a 55 year-old trucker who has decided to take steps to improve his health. He’s scared about his high blood pressure and severe sleep apnea. He blames his medical conditions on ...

My son is being bullied

| June 11, 2012

Dear Carolyn, My 10 year-old son is being bullied at school and I’m not sure how to handle it.  When I was a boy, I was teased for being overweight and wearing glasses. My son is ...

Trucker image improving

| May 18, 2012

Dear Carolyn, I am dating a long-haul truck driver who is very fit, very healthy and very smart. We run together and met at a marathon training clinic. When I tell people about how great my ...

Melanoma Monday

| May 07, 2012

Dear Readers, Long distance drivers are more at risk for skin cancer on the left side of their bodies. Wear sunscreen every day and get regular check-ups. Watching out for you! Carolyn  

Trucks and women, then and now

| May 03, 2012

What’s old is new again. Here is an old Overdrive Magazine cover and here is a recent Overdrive photo shoot of a pretty girl and Gene McKinney’s 2000 Peterbilt 379 wrecker. What do you think? ...

Carolyn Magner

Carolyn Magner is not a professional therapist and her advice is meant to entertain you, not solve your terrible, desperate problems. Email Carolyn at

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