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911

911 It only stands to reason that the more time spent on the road, the more stuff you’re going to see.  Throughout the course of a week or month, I tend to see a fair amount of stuff.  You have maybe heard of the television program Animals Behaving Badly.  Mostly what I tend to see … Continue reading »

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Trucker as a Second Language

Trucker as a Second Language Northbound 18-wheeler:  How bout ya southbound freightshaker with the skateboard.  You got it on? Southbound 18-wheeler:  Yeah, c’mon. Northbound 18-wheeler:  What’s that northbound chicken house doin? Southbound 18-wheeler:  Open for business.  Check’n your down pressure and references.  Better make sure your comic book is legal. Northbound 18-wheeler:  10-4 appreciate that.  … Continue reading »

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Are You Ready?

Are You Ready? No, I’m not singing an AC/DC song.  I’m talking about dying and being prepared for the day of your death.  This is a topic most people prefer not to discuss or even think about.  Who really wants to talk about death?  Well today, I do and I’ll tell you why. Last week … Continue reading »

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Directions

Directions Wow!  I can’t believe it’s been almost a month since my last blog!  As I mentioned to someone on Twitter a couple of weeks ago, I’m still alive and shifting.  A lot has happened in my world in the last month and a half…some good, some not. I’ve been running through the gears pretty … Continue reading »

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Live Like That

Live Like That I’ve mentioned this a couple dozen times either in my blogs or on Twitter:  I love my church.  I would not be who I am or where I am without it.  I’ve also mentioned the struggle I sometimes go through to find a place to worship on the weekend when I’m not … Continue reading »

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Thinking Problem

Thinking Problem  Hi.  My name is Eric and I think too much.  I sometimes think so much at night, I wake up in a truck stop as the sun is coming up and I don’t always remember where I’m at.  Oh, and the headaches.  When I crawl out of bed after a long night of thinking, … Continue reading »

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Church on the Road

Church on the Road Those of you who follow me on Twitter have probably figured out that on Sunday morning, I will be posting something regarding church.  I suppose some people roll their eyes while others reply to the tweet with nice words.  The reason I mention church so much is…are you ready for it…attention.  … Continue reading »

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Load of Dispatcher Brains

Load of Dispatcher Brains For those who maybe don’t speak trucker, a load of dispatcher brains means you are running down the road with an empty trailer (not getting paid.)  How do you know when a dispatcher is lying?  Their lips are moving. How often do we hear drivers complain about their dispatcher or company?  A … Continue reading »

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The Right Decision

Greetings all.  It’s been a while since my last post.  I have a million ideas I’d love to discuss, but when I sit down to put my thoughts together, I realize they are not particular interesting…this is the best I’ve got. I’ve been back on the road for a few months now.  I’ve been asked … Continue reading »

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Trucker Chapels

Trucker Chapels How often do you see a chapel at truck stops?  It may not be something everybody notices, but it is something I not only notice but seek out.  When I’m on the road over the weekend, attending church is quite a challenge.  It is a real struggle to find a truck stop with … Continue reading »

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