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Todd Dills

Worth a thousand words…

| February 13, 2009

a href=””img id=”BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5301305001363265618″ style=”DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 232px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 320px; TEXT-ALIGN: center” alt=”” src=”” border=”0″ //a divdivThe Photographer: Truckers News Photo Group is a href=””here/a at the photo-sharing site Flickr, 55 members strong and growing. The above pic was featured in the magazine’s new online table of contents, showcasing various community-building opportunities emTruckers News/em is facilitating for drivers online. /divdiv/divbr /divPhoto Group moderator and Landstar owner-operator Mike Petry took this pic, a brilliant sunset caught on the way home after a “disappointing photo excursion” with his daughter, he says. “We were within 100 yards of our house, and I looked out at the sunset we normally get. This tree was just screaming at me. Sometimes we don’t have to travel far to get the picture we’re looking for.” a href=””Join the group/a to start sharing your shots from the road and elsewhere with fellow haulers — or just get over and check out some of the other work./divdiv/divdivOh, a-and Happy Friday the 13th, not to mention V’s Day. . . /div/divbr /li class=”social-digg”a onclick=”‘;url=’+encodeURIComponent(location.href)+’amp;title=’+encodeURIComponent(document.title), ‘digg’); return false;” href=””Digg/a/lili class=”social-facebook”a onclick=”‘’+encodeURIComponent(location.href)+’amp;title=’+encodeURIComponent(document.title),’facebook’); return false;” href=””facebook/a/lidiv class=”blogger-post-footer”Channel 19 is the blog version of the column of the same name featured in Overdrive: The Voice of the American Trucker. Todd Dills ( is its author./div strives to maintain an open forum for reader opinions. Click here to read our comment policy.