Tag Archives: US Xpress

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 Money Pit

Let’s hope it is nothing like the last truck when it comes to the bottomless hole we threw money into.  But two trips equals two repairs so far.  This one was a little painful, however.  We ran a load to … 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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Ready For a Change….

In the weather but more importantly, in this market.  Making smart decisions has never been more important.  Avoiding the winter weather has been part of the plan but adjusting to current market conditions has been the biggest change.  Rates just … Continue reading

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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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