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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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Saying Goodbye Is Hard

Well, the insurance company totaled our truck.  The damage to the sleeper is really expensive to fix and it pushed the bill over the edge.  So I had to get to Denver to pick up our trailer and empty all … 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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Kinda fun

Here is a map of our travels from October 1st through December 31st.  It includes our trip to the Caribbean. And here is so far this year.   We obviously avoid the Northeast.

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Still Alive and Kicking

It has been a while. This year has been a very difficult year in trucking.  The economy, to put it bluntly, sucks.  Anne and I are doing fine and have survived this very down market.  As an example, last year … Continue reading

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Another Rough Weekend

I ran solo down to Tampa on Sunday then back to central Georgia then ran empty home.   We have decided that since rates suck we would rather sit at home waiting for a good load than be idling in the … Continue reading

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Home Time Matters

We have been doing very well.  Two months since my last post.  We have a saying or slogan or motto (you pick) at Farm2Fleet  “SLACKERS UNITE!”  Boy, have we been living up to expectations. Moving to Chattanooga two years ago … Continue reading

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Working Hard at Hardly Working

OK, not really.  We have actually been running as hard as we can but we keep getting unexpected breaks. After we finished the UPS job, we got home on New Years Eve and we took the first three weeks of … Continue reading

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Revolving door of trucking friends.

I wrote this last year and never posted it. I think it is still relevant so here you go. Today I was talking to my trainer Carl, who is still driving and training for USXpress. We’ve stayed in touch as … Continue reading

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