Tag: truck driving

Autonomous = Out of a Job

Autonomous Truck

“Technology is kind of a double-edged sword,” my buddy says to me via the CB radio. “How’s that?” I respond, after pulling the mike to my mouth, stretching the mini bungy chord that kept the microphone in easy reach. “That’s…

Running Sucks!

Running Sucks.

So many things in our life involve a love hate relationship. One example that comes to mind was my stint as a firefighter. It was a three year stint with an on call fire department in the far north metro…

Las Vegas

Las Vegas at night from afar.

Six years of being an over the road truck driver afforded me the opportunity to see all forty eight contiguous states. The vast majority of them I didn’t do anything more than drive through them. For some, that was all…

A Moment In Chaos!

All of us have experienced a moment when it seemed as though time came to a standstill. Whether it was a car accident, taking a fall, or watching something valuable fall off a shelf. If you have not experienced this…

Musings Part 1

The one thing I did more than any other while I drove this countries highways and byways was ponder over how people interact with one another. Because of one failed marriage before becoming a truck driver and a broken engagement…

GMC Cabover

I never much like being a child. It’s not that my childhood was difficult. Some were better, others worse. It was my role in life as a child I didn’t care for. I also really didn’t  enjoy hanging out with…