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Check Out the Exceptional Offerings at The Thumb in Arizona

Posted in: Truckstop Business, Marketing & Retail


During a visit to Scottsdale, Arizona, a friend told me we had to have to lunch at The Thumb. She raved about the barbeque, then she added with a smile, “It is a gas station.” Although the sign at The Thumb says it is “just your average gas station,” the location is anything but average.



In addition to amazing barbeque, indoor and outdoor seating, fuel and traditional c-store offerings, the location has an amazing assortment of gifts, accessories, toys and holiday items and more.



There is also a pastry shop and bakery and fun signage throughout the location. The Thumb also taps into the local atmosphere, offering local coffees and an assortment of picture books with an Arizona theme. Join me on a visual tour. 





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Mindy Long

Mindy Long

Mindy Long has been writing professionally for over 15 years and freelancing full time for the last four. In 2010 Long formed Mindy Long Freelance LLC. As a journalist, she has written about everything from video games to diesel fuel additives. 

Long hold a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in Evanston, Ill., and a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Westminster College in Salt Lake City. In addition, she has completed writing courses at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and the Writer’s Center in Bethesda, Md., and through the OpEd Project, Writer’s Digest and She is a member of the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and the Northwestern Alumni Admissions Council.

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