At the end of 2017, I had high hopes that this new year would bring good tidings. Unfortunately, as many of you know from reading this blog, our luck hasn’t been so great. But we are not the kind of people to just grin and take the punishment. No, Christina and I have been busy bees, plotting our next move with care. Continue reading “New Year, New Directions”
When I began writing this journal, I was climbing on the bus in Fort Worth, Texas, heading to Kentucky to become a truck driver. Now, after six months, my wife has arrived here in Kentucky to become a driver herself. Where once I was the trainee, now I am the trainer, and my journey has come full circle. Continue reading “Full Circle”
What a long, crazy week it’s been! I’m currently parked in Griffin, Georgia while they load my trailer full of cargo on its way to Arkansas, so I figure I’ve got a little time to catch you all up to speed on what’s new in my world.
Continue reading “Student Becomes Teacher”
Today my wife and I were supposed to hit the road together, but fate had other plans. We had to take the truck to the shop a couple days ago, and it likely won’t be available until Monday at the soonest, so we are going to be staying at home in Fort Wortha few days longer than planned. Continue reading “Convenient Delay”
This weekend was a nice reprieve from a hard week’s work. I took a load from Georgia to Tennessee, stopping along the way for groceries and plenty of rest, and arrived this morning feeling all the better for it. Continue reading “Weekend Holiday”
Woke up this morning at 6, got breakfast, talked to the hotel staff. Asked if I could just stay in the room instead of checking out and having to spend the whole day doing nothing at the terminal, only to check right back in again afterwards. They said they would look into it. Continue reading “Phase 1, Day 19: Seeking Mr. Right, Pt. 2”