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The link between highways and murder

| September 06, 2012

The book tackles a broader subject: the link between murders and the Interstate Highway System.

Oh, what a tangled web we weave

| August 31, 2012

There's been a lot of press lately about truckers getting into shape. It's a body-killing profession, with the lack of decent food available and being in the sitting position for hours on end. There are ...

Pet peeves on the road

| August 24, 2012

Things don't need to be any harder on the road, and the few things I've noticed that do make it worse could be easily remedied.

Facial hair swings both ways

| August 24, 2012

There's a guy out there in an old Mack somewhere who has a three foot long, white beard he parts in the middle and throws over his shoulders like Rapunzel's locks.

‘No’ means ‘no,’ you little tyrant

| August 10, 2012

It’s a busy season at the travel plaza, families are out in droves during the summer, forcing their bratty children upon the innocent public.

Those annoying truck stop peacocks

| August 09, 2012

We’ve been sleeping at truck stops this trip. Mostly because it’s been convenient and there are showers, but also because even in the wide open spaces of the Dakotas, no one wants to let a ...

Strange people at the travel plaza

| August 07, 2012

If your own body odor makes you reflexively gag, you should probably bathe. With kryptonite.

Going North to go West

| August 04, 2012

“How bout’ it? Any drivers going West out there who can help a girl out with a ride?”

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