The Trucker Kitty: The Trading Post

Today at the New Mexico/Arizona border, I stopped at a Navajo “Trading Post” on the side of the interstate. They had advertisements all along the highway, faded billboards with archaic fonts that say things like “Indian Made Arts and Crafts!” – “Indian blankets only 9.99!” – and inevitably one that says “GOD BLESS AMERICA!” with…

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Trucker Kitty on George Jones

  Up above me are the skies like the twinkle in your eyes these things are the color of the blue -George Jones   This morning I woke up, had coffee, did my pre-trip as usual. As I made the bed, I listened to George Jones on my phone. Then I got on the road,…

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The Trucker Kitty: Laredo, Texas

3/24 2013: Laredo, Texas.  Today as I was pulling out the gate in the company Chevy Impala, blasting Dale Watson’s new album “El Rancho Azul,” these two big truckers came out the side door of the Operating Center and walked briskly toward me. They were at least 6’3, and wore very reflective sunglasses upon shaved…

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