humor

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

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

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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Big safety fail: Get a load of this billboard

Big safety fail: Get a load of this billboard

This comes by way of the Facebook page for the Big Road app (shared from that of CDLLife.com), which I wrote about yesterday. Anti-texting billboards are probably the wrong place for invitations to text for more info... Happy Sunday, folks.  

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Wendy Parker’s blog: ‘Funniest thing I’ve seen this week!’

Overdrive's newest blogger is turning heads with no-holds-barred wit, refreshing honesty and good humor on her George and Wendy Show blog.

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Courthouse News Service: ‘Truckers offended by lavender?’

Courthouse News Service: 'Truckers offended by lavender?'

Coast Truck Centers near Portland objected to a billboard above their store's highway-side sign advertising an upscale resort. Wouldn't you?

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Speaking urinal cakes: Next step in hours enforcement?

Speaking urinal cakes: Next step in hours enforcement?

Is it fair to call the Department of Transportation's approach to hours enforcement a bit heavy-handed of late, what with FMCSA's (not to mention Congress') pursuit of an EOBR mandate, flexibility-reducing hours changes and the like? Here's hoping they don't resort to the tactics some Michigan establishments, at the behest of the State Police, deployed in advance of the July 4 holiday. According to this story by Tom Greenwood in the Detroit News, the pictured urinal ...

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Bummer, eh? Beer load sinks…

Bummer, eh? Beer load sinks...

U.S. patriots living in Canada will no doubt be bummed by the news today: Click through the thumbnail of the pic here by Mathew McCarthy of The Record newspaper of Kitchener, Ontario, in Canada, for a story about this collapsed trailer loaded with beer outside the Beer Store on King Street in the same town. The paper reported the store was "undergoing mold abatement" and was moving stock to the trailer for the time being. As one ...

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