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Jesus and an alien walk into a …

Ever wonder what happens when you're on the verge of veritable alien abduction? This story's a pretty good description of it.

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Deciphering CB gibberish

An accident intel report up ahead tells Wendy Parker that "the President is in the median with flying elephant scrotums and frozen walruses! I’m a nurse, I have to help!”

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14-day blues for want of the right shampoo

"I found myself with the two-week affliction this morning at the Pilot in Weed, Calif., when I realized I had run out of shampoo and conditioner."

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More toilet talk: Aim before using

Singing the wonders of the American landscape -- and launching a campaign against defoulers of public toilets, "the cause of public restroom stewardship."

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Bummed by gambling in Port Allen, La.

Gambling these days is exactly like voting: "You go in a dark room and press a few buttons and it's over. Nothing changes but the fact that you have less money in your pocket."

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Packing up for the wint… I mean, um, Fall

Wendy Parker packs for colder weather: "Everyone knows space in the truck is limited, and the closet in the Cascadia is perfect -- for one person."

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Blessed with health — and good humor

Wendy Parker thanks the Lord for her family's health -- and plans a future of hauling in Africa for her husband.

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‘Hey look! A squirrel!': Notes on organization

"I'm completely normal, and the rest of the world is strange. Now that we've cleared that up..."

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On-highway favors: Collecting dirt for the in-laws

You can only get so many samples of dirt from your own backyard before it becomes a hole in the ground and the neighbors start talking bad about you.

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Expediter pays witness to slim Obama victory

Checking in with Landstar-leased expediter Phil Madsen and his "Learning something new every day" blog.

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