How A Strong Woman Deals With Offensive Behavior From Men - New Article By Rainy

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Brett Aquila's Comment
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We have another fantastic article from Rainy that everyone is going to love. It's called:

How A Strong Woman Deals With Offensive Behavior From Men

This article is filled with fantastic stories and truly exemplifies why I'm such a huge Rainy fan. She really handles life's difficulties the old school way. She's tough as nails and doesn't take any baloney from anyone. It's such a welcome relief to know that there are still people out there who won't choose to be meek and play the victim at every opportunity.

It's no secret that I can't stand this new "poor me" world we're living in today where everyone is constantly complaining that they're being abused, repressed, discriminated against, or offended by every little thing. I was raised in a world where you didn't go crying to your mom or seek professional counseling or start a shaming campaign on social media because someone said they didn't like your shoes.

Remeber "Sticks and Stones?" Rainy and I do.

This article is a hilarious look at how Rainy handles obnoxious men on the road. I think the folks here will appreciate her old school approach to things. Rainy reminds me of a cat - they seem so pleasant and cute until you aggravate them, and then quicker than you can sneeze you have a gash across your nose.

I love that approach. I wish more people would handle their business with a little toughness and character like Rainy does. I really respect her for that.

You're really going to enjoy this article. It's full of hilarious stories and sage advice:

How A Strong Woman Deals With Offensive Behavior From Men


When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

Peter M.'s Comment
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That was a great article!

Junkyard Dog's Comment
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Very entertaining rainy. To my shame I admit I used to be a bit of a dog when I was younger. Then I had daughters.


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RealDiehl's Comment
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"Informative, funny and full of great advice. What else would you expect from Rainy D.?" -Joe Trucker, Slickpoo, ID

"Ms. D's articles never fail to hit their mark. Once again Rainy has split the arrow." -Mr. Hood, Sherwood Forest, MA

Trucking literature has a first name, it's R-A-I-N-Y. Trucking literature has a last name, it's la-la-la-la-D." O. Mayer, Madison, WI

PackRat's Comment
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Great article. dancing-dog.gifdancing-dog.gifdancing-dog.gif

I had always assumed you either beat the offender senseless with your broom, or just put a spell on them, turning them into a pillar of salt.

Junkyard Dog's Comment
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I Married An East Coast girl... She was from Connecticut. Got divorced four years ago... Got tired of her kicking my ass... LOL. I grew up in the Midwest and the women there are tough, and have a great work ethic. But those East Coast girls have an edge to them... A very sharp edge.


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Stevo Reno's Comment
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Junkyard Dog, funny so was I, and I preached to my little girlall the time what dogs boys are ! lol Musta stuck in her head, she didn't have a baby til she was 33 lol, she's 36 now

Rob T.'s Comment
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Great article! But how does a weak man deal with offensive behavior from a woman???? Suck it up buttercup! smile.gif

G-Town's Comment
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You hit a homerun with this piece. Loved it! If you ever write your book chronicling the Lady Trucker experience...I'd buy it and pay to have you sign it.

You're a really good writer, Rock Star and we should all feel fortunate (I do) you are willing to share this great stuff on the TT forum.

Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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thank-you.gif Thanks guys!!! I appreciate your good sense of humor. Your responses are hilarious.

And what a compliment from G Town... im blushing. Thank you.


I love Brett's perception:

"Rainy reminds me of a cat - they seem so pleasant and cute until you aggravate them, and then quicker than you can sneeze you have a gash across your nose."


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