George & Wendy Show

News flash: Mainstream media hates on truckers (again)

"A large cross section of the people watching mainstream news will also make the decision to turn a portion of their life savings over to a stray cat with an eye infection because of a Sarah McLachlan song."

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You can’t get there from here

"South Street: 'The street my cousin lives across from. You know, the girl who married a big red-headed guy.' Giving directions to people is really difficult, but here's the thing: I know this about myself and so don't attempt to give directions."

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Notes to self

What to do when your 17-year-old son puts 'muh butt' on your grocery list.

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Leave before you really have to go

"We were lucky to get the spot we did -- it was relatively safe and at least had the benefit of lighting from inside the gates we were parked outside of. It did not, however, include toilet facilities."

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Got a problem? Here’s the quick fix for it

I tend to be a little more direct in my problem-solving. I look for the soft spot in a problem and poke a stick in it.

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Fiction posing as fact at the Counter of Knowledge

Enter any truck stop that has a “Counter of Knowledge,” sit down close enough to hear what they're saying and listen. You will be amazed and, quite possibly, revolted.

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What owner-ops have nightmares about

It's not the kind of thing an excitable wife and business partner wants to hear. I may have been less than supportive when I suggested we pray for an electrical fire.

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The Precious brings people of all nations to her

"Sometimes, being on the road is confusing."

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When spelling really counts

"There's a huge difference between the words “bear” and “bare” and the entire meaning of a statement can be changed with such a seemingly small snafu."

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A cautionary tale: Take severe weather seriously

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.

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