Tag Archives: Trucking Contractor

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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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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Weeerrrrreeeee Baaaaaacccckkk

Whew…. We have been out of the loop for a long time.  For the last couple of months we agreed to a contract to provide outside services to UPS.  Last year UPS got slammed mostly due to all of the … Continue reading

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A Ralph….I Mean Rough Week

Oh my goodness have we been sick.  We are actually working for a living right now and not sitting at home.  Got a load of astroturf for the football stadium at Wilsonville Highschool in Oregon.  We had a near disaster … Continue reading

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I need some red duct tape please.

Why does everything happen when I am driving. I am minding my own business. Listening to my audio book in West Virginia and BAM. Freaking boom that scared the bageebies out of me. Look in my side mirror and just … Continue reading

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Chick-Fil-A at the Northgate Mall in Hixson, TN

I experienced a beautiful moment today at Chick-Fil-A at the Northgate Mall in Hixson, Tn. Shelby and I had gone shopping and decided to have lunch while there. We placed our order. An older woman with a walker was behind … Continue reading

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