Robert (gurdonark) wrote,

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Sign, sign everywhere a sign.

I feel asleep at 8:30 p.m., after pork chops and conversation. I awoke at 1:30 a.m., and found myself re-reading "The Great Gatsby", finishing around 4. It's good magazine fiction, as ever. My father served my brother and I a fried egg, toast and bacon, and then we hit the road.

For those who need help with the terms while traveling in rural Arkansas, the term:
"No Jake Brakes" on a city limits sign means "no use of brakes which use hydraulic compression to stop tractor-trailers with a loud noise", while "Replacement Heifers Available" means "here you can buy cows who are already grown up a bit, so that when you send cattle to market, you need not replace them with calves".

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