George & Wendy Show
Confrontation in a truck stop parking lot yields this from George: “You can't just scream at people, babe. I don't like it either, but you never know when you're going to run up on crazy."
The joy of local television news: "Every day someone is shot, someone dies in a car wreck or two, and a couple of places burn to the ground -- the usual stuff."
"There are distinct trade-offs in self dispatch. The security of a regular thing is awesome, but it's not the adventure of pinging yourself around the country" -- then there's the new boots...
And the frogs and dogs sing -- and other strange happenings at the military installation.
The thought of having to put t-shirts and shorts on with nothing to hide behind seems like a personal affront to the kind Goddess Hanes of Spandexia, who invented loungewear and sanctioned it as a consolation prize for dealing with cold weather.
" I could possibly be at the age where I'm having a little trouble regulating my body temperature. I may or may not have flung myself into the bunk once or twice to tear off my clothing like a madwoman because of a hot flash."
Have you come across the well-known pothole on 81, near the Susquehanna, that will rip your front end off?
"I'm not a huge fan of warning labels. I really feel like you should be able to understand it's a bad idea to spray anything in an aerosol can directly into your own eyes without having to read it on the can."
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
Sign up to get Overdrive's daily newsletter.