I woke up at 0456 this morning. Not because of my alarm though. It was purely me being a dumb ass. Last night when I went to bed it was about 34 degrees out. I could have let the truck idle all night, but it was toasty enough. Hell, I have a good sleeping bag … Continue reading Start of week 4
We arrived at our location to pick-up and discovered they weren't even ready. Granted we were an hour early, but were told yesterday it would be ready. When we arrived, they were just starting to disconnect the generator from the building. Apparently they were leasing this one and the buyout was to much so they … Continue reading
The ol alarm went off at 0400 and in Ty fashion, I hit snooze till 0500. It was all good though. When we finally did get up Donald said he got up at 0300 when his wife called and couldn't see 20 feet in front of the truck due to fog. We rolled out around … Continue reading Chillin at the TA
Got the text message around 1145 or so to head to the truck to check our pre-plan. 1 steel coil weighing in at 24,440 lbs from East Chicago to Baltimore.I fired up the Kenworth and headed over to flatbed row to get our trailer. Once hooked up I did the pre-inspection on the trailer and … Continue reading Finally got a load
Sorry for not posting yesterday, but you will understand why as this continues.Yesterday started with me waking up at 0656 and having no clue where we were. Donald was on the top bunk, and we were stopped at a rest area somewhere. Donald had to be really tired to stop at a rest area, because … Continue reading Unexpected home time is awesome
I woke up at 0700 and was on the road by 0830. If you remember for the last blog about mpg, I set out the day determined to get as close to Donald's as I could. As I pulled out of the parking lot, I only ground one gear. 1 outta 8 isn't to shabby … Continue reading I put to much pressure on myself
That was what Donald told me tonight. TWICE! At the end of everyday he asks me how I did. He wants to make sure I know what I screwed up on. Well, I am my worst critic. So I tell him all the things that I think I screwed up on and he tells me … Continue reading I’m doing a helluva job!