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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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Scary, Scary Day

Well, my daughter Aleena had a very interesting day last week. She met a number of cute guys. The bad part being it was the flight crew of the Tennessee National Guard Blackhawk helicopter that flew her off the mountain after … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer

We have actually been working for the last few weeks.  Lots of play days mixed in of course.  A few weeks ago we had a load to Colorado that just happened to deliver on the same weekend as the Colorado … Continue reading

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Our New(er) Volvo

OK, so Ed is doing very well.  Now lets talk about replacing our truck.  After all the waiting on the insurance company we finally got the check and I could get serious about buying a damn truck.  I had found a … Continue reading

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The Damage

The truck is in the shop in Denver.  They did not actually tow it down from Wyoming until the following Wednesday so that kind of sucked.  I should be getting an update tomorrow on the extent of the repairs and … Continue reading

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I F%&#ing HATE Wyoming

Or my alternate title “That’s going to leave a mark” I know I am posting this on April 1st and I just wish it was an April Fools joke. ..it is not. As I have mentioned before,  this year had … Continue reading

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