Highroad Chronicles

Maggie Jessop

To Wall or Not to Wall?

From the Atlantic to the Pacific, from the Lakes to the Rio Grande, we are one united brotherhood, and united we will stand… I remember singing that many times as

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Maggie Jessop

Hug A Trucker Day

Hug a Trucker Day? I didn’t know they were on the calendar. They are now! Recently I drove my truck to a shipper to pick up a load. I walked

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Maggie Jessop

What Is an Empowered Woman?

About a year ago, one day I was out trucking. I swung my 18 wheeler with a 53’ refrigerated trailer into a Walmart Distribution Center somewhere in Oklahoma and checked

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Maggie Jessop

DONUTS of Dieting

In my first youth, I had a serious weakness for donuts.  I must still be going through puberty because now that I’m in my second youth, I still have a

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Maggie Jessop

Travesty of Lone Star

From “Full of Beans” “Larry King looks like an ancient fossil up close,” I mused to myself as I sat across from him in his palatial news center in Los

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Maggie Jessop

Full of Beans

The Paradox I was born and raised FLDS Mormon and lived forty-seven years among my people. Married twenty years, raised eight children, had many remarkable experiences, including a terrifying government

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Maggie Jessop

Dangerous Criminal Me

From “Stranger in a Strange Land” After escaping from the nutcase in Winter Park who had hired me to help him establish world peace, I soon found myself driving through

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Maggie Jessop

Who Shall I Be?

From “Stranger in a Strange Land” I began to seriously consider hiding my identity as an FLDS woman.  So far, my job search had yielded nothing but suspicion and disdain,

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Maggie Jessop

Hello, World!

What the heck does a truck driver have to talk about anyway? “Infinity google ton”, as my six-year-old son used to say to wow his siblings. I used to live

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