"The most important thing to realize when traveling in close quarters (for extended periods of time) with your chosen mate is that men and women have completely different thought patterns."
Mike "Mustang" Crawford runs through the high winds on I-40 in West Okla. and East Texas, and a look back on his Marine Corps tattoo.
Beware the man-eating mosquitoes on Mt. Bachelor in Oregon. And: Take lightning seriously. Wendy remembers a friend recently killed by a lightning strike hiking in Colorado.
At I-40's Exit 166, the new site offers an 11,000-square-foot facility, significantly larger than the previous location.
Weather, taxes... "Mother Nature must have forgotten a few deductions this year, as she seems very angry and wrathful..."
"Well here we go again. There's an ice storm predicted for the greater Atlanta area, and this time, they've decided to prepare by asking big trucks to avoid the area."
Down and out at an Alabama distribution center in the ice -- and how just a little bit of goodwill goes a long, long way.
"Just another day in trucking. A crappy one. But that's OK because it still beats night shift at a nursing home, and we both woke up breathing again. So there's that."
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