Month: January 2020

Trucking and Eating Out

Truck drivers eat out often.   Although eating out is enjoyable and gives truckers an opportunity to socialize, it not only gets expensive it gets old.  A 1500 watt inverter, a electric burner, a frying pan, a slow cooker, a refrigerator and a microwave makes it possible for us to cook in our truck.  I have …

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Trucking and Bad Weather

Trucking and bad weather, a combination that does not go well together.  Especially with ice on the roads.  My husband always told me that no one ever learns to drive on ice.  You just learn to slow down or stop if possible.  Every driver is different some are comfortable to continue driving and some are …

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East Coast

A few weeks ago I shared our experience of the west coast.  I hope everyone enjoyed the pictures.  Today we are on the east coast.  We delivered a load in Massachusetts.  Now we are heading to New York.  We had a tire on the trailer to blow out last night.  We made it safely to …

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Filotimo – The Word with No Translation

In researching about Greece before our wonderful Greek adventure, I came across some information which didn’t seem to fit together. In spite of the financial crisis, the austerity measure, and one of the highest unemployment rates in Europe, Greece has one of the highest rates of self-reported happiness in the world. How is it that …

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On the Road Again

The first day back to work is always the hardest. Especially after taking a week off.   It takes a couple of days to get back into the groove.  It seems the longer we stay home, the harder it is to leave.  But we know we have to get back to work. When we are home,  …

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