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A pterodactyl caught between a rock and a hard place

When you’ve seen the same highway for the thousandth mile, there ceases to be things to comment on, and you have to make your own magic.

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13 rules of the road for riders

No one cares if you're hungry, have to pee, or are bored. That's YOUR proble

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The vivid soundtrack of our trucking lives

So much of our time on the road is occupied with music. We rarely ride without the soundtrack of life playing in the background.

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Seller, beware: I’m armed with an oatmeal pie

I turned around to see a very tall, very dirty man. He had a duffel bag over his shoulder and was holding a spray bottle full of yellow liquid.

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What happens after Butter Jesus melts down

We live in Southern Ohio and when we're traveling towards home on I-75, we always pass the Butter Jesus.

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Why I leave truck stop gabbing to my husband

My husband will speak to any human being within earshot. Actually, most of the time, they speak to him first.

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Identifying black, furry things

Her look said something to the effect of, "Please leave here before you stupid yourself to death in the parking lot."

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Notes on death and laughter

No matter how dismal things seem, if you can find one thing to laugh about, you've won.

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More here than meets the eye

I've held out on the glasses thing. I tell myself as long as I can see the computer to type, I'm good.

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The high price of notoriety

It's a completely strange experience to walk into a truck stop and see a whole rack of magazines with your picture on the front.

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