Author Archives: Craig

The #TigerKing

So, in 2013 we did the coolest load. We had no idea we were working with a psychopath. We were contracted to help rescue a load of Tigers, wolves, a lion, a bobcat and a raccoon. A very weird week … Continue reading

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I can see Ohio from my deck!

Actually what I can see is the rising Tennessee river but that is another story. Let me share a little insider secret. When the freight markets are depressed, the mostly smart money runs to the big freight markets. Everybody runs … Continue reading

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Turning Of The Page…….

It’s been an awesome run for the last 8 years but it’s time for a change. Anne and I have wanted to be home more often. We have six children most of whom live in Chattanooga and six grandchildren that … Continue reading

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Ahhh NYC….. You Kill Me

So, we were home and I was working on a new project (more about that in another post) and a load popped up on the board offering $5 a mile to Queens New York. We hate driving in New York … Continue reading

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Crazy Lucky

We had decided not to commit to a dedicated run for Christmas this year because the normal spot market rates had jumped through the roof and the contract rates had not gone up enough.    That plan lasted a whole … Continue reading

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The Grind

Holy crap are we tired.   We are running Christmas loads for the postal service. Round trip from Portland OR to Anaheim CA. and it is getting old.  On our last round trip before we head East from Los Angeles to … Continue reading

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Starry Starry Night… 

Taking along your own professional photographer does have its perks. Our son Tyler (TyInTheSky.com) rode with us to visit family in Washington and took this picture a couple of nights ago on the Montana – Wyoming state line. Pretty damn … Continue reading

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