Near Trona, CA about 150 miles from anywhere in any direction.
Visiting friends in Salt Lake City circa 1996.
Hauling bulk powder products in Torrance, CA circa 2003.
My dog n cat during a road trip in my pick-up going through New Mexico.
gas hauler out of Colton, CA servicing the Mojave Desert circa 1980
The beautiful open road
My truck going from Adelanto, CA to Windsor, Canada in 1988
Gas delivery in Orange County, CA in 1980's
Twilight Wish big rig in front of Margarette's house June 20 & 21 in Merritt Island, Florida.
Annabella, Margarette, Cass & Quark in Las Cruces, NM 6-16-11
Annabella and pal Quark 6-15-11
Margarette posing with the new tractor 6-15-11
Margarete on the road 6-15-11
Front view of the new tractor
The new tractor
Rotary Luncheon in Blythe, CA 6-15-2011
Margarette speaking at Rotary Club in Blythe, CA, June 15, 2011
Annabella, Margarette & Quark hit the half-way point in Torrance, CA 6-15-11
Margarette signs an autograph for a fellow truck driver 6-11-11
Margarette disembarking in Ogallala, NE 6-10-11
Margarette & her little friends in Kearny, NE 6-10-11
Margarette strikes a pose.
Night time in the rig.
Driver's side of the trailer.
Passenger side of trailer.
Margarette nuzzles her new friend Quark.
Margarette, camera ready!
Margarette gives an interview on the road.
Margarette poses next to the truck at the TA Travel Center in Walcott, Iowa. 6/8/11
Margarette poses at the TA Travel Center in Walcott, Iowa. 6/8/11
Margarette, 82, climbs up on the rig to clean the windows at the largest truck stop in America in Walcott, Iowa, June 8, 2011.
Margarette models how wonderful one's Twilight years should truly be! 6/9/11
Annabella Wood, truck driver extraordinaire, with her dog Quark in Walcott, Iowa. 6/8/11
Look closely: Margarette & the CRST folks are standing in front of a semi parked indoors at the largest truck stop in America in Walcott, Iowa. 6/8/11
Just hanging with the gang--again! 6/9/11
Margarette, left, and Annabella, right, pose for quick photo op in Council Bluffs, Iowa. 6/9/11
A surprise cake for Margarette at the truck stop in Council Bluffs, Iowa. 6/9/11
Margarette at Perrysburg Care & Rehab Center in Perrysburg, Ohio. 6-7-11
Margarette visits with Lillian Frye, 91, and attendant at Perrysburg Care & Rehab Center. 6/7/11
Margarette and Quark. 6/9/11
Annabella & Margarette together showing off Margarette's new Steelers t-shirt.
One big Twilight Wish truck and one little Twilight Wish truck!
Day 1, June 6, 2011. We're on our way!
Margarette holds Quark, Annabella's dog, who came along for the ride.
Margarette, 82, is ready to roll.
Here's Margarette again!
Many thanks to the Dublin, Pa., police for the escort all the way to the PA Turnpike entrance! 6/6/11
Mementos for later.
Thanks to our major sponsor CRST for helping us make this journey possible. 6/6/11
Posing with the gang at the Dublin Star Diner the morning of 6/6/11.
June 6, 2011, day 1 of the trip at the Dublin Star Diner. Margarette, Cass & the seniors get serenaded.
Annabella Wood, the real truck driving mama!
Margarette receives a tiara at the breakfast launch on June 6, 2011.
Annabella Wood receives a Certifate of Thanks from Twilight President Cass Forkin. 6/6/11
President Cass Forkin, left, and Margarette Kirsch, right.
Margarette Kirsch getting ready to take the ride of her life!