Highroad Chronicles

Maggie Jessop

Energizer Bunnies

I learned early on that the human heart has the capacity to love many people. I have often heard the mainstream argument that too many children means there is not

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Maggie Jessop

Tom Sawyer & Huck Finn

My childhood felt free as a bird. Sometimes we may have been a little too free and were prone to mass participation in mud fights, water fights, and clod fights

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Maggie Jessop

Short Creek Tourists

From Maggie’s forthcoming book “WHERE MUCH IS GIVEN” It was typical for my sisters and I clad in ruffles and lace to be found skipping down Main Street holding hands

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Maggie Jessop

Where Much Is Given

From Maggie’s upcoming book “WHERE MUCH IS GIVEN“. Born of Goodly Parents I hit the Earth in May 1964, and it was big news. What? You didn’t hear about it?

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Maggie Jessop

Fun and Flubber

From Maggie’s forthcoming book… I looked forward to starting first grade with the patience of a bumble bee caught in a Mason jar. My wiry little self fairly trembled with

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Maggie Jessop

Photo Contest

I have never won a beauty contest, nor have I ever entered one. But hey! I figured Belinda, my truck, could win. She’s mighty pretty, especially when she reflects the

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Maggie Jessop

Music for the Road

I drive a semi-truck many hours of most days. Sometimes the music fills my head and I write songs. A couple weeks ago, this song came to mind. The Lovely

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Maggie Jessop

Blonde Moments

Live load, tandem axle, air brakes, halogen fluid? Huh? It was Greek to me. Ever had a blonde moment? C’mon, admit it. Even if your hair is dark black and

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Maggie Jessop

Never Give Down

I recall hearing a story years ago that made a big impression. I don’t remember the name of the author or the name of the man in the story, so

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