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The ongoing roof, insurance & mortgage company nightmare

I am at the the point of “what the fuck else if going to go wrong in my life.” Three months I have been trying to get my roof fixed & getting the run-around from the mortgage company on getting that done has become a total nightmare! Since dad passed away last year, this place… Read more »

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Self respect (a little rant)

Recently I was told SEVERAL times that I have no respect for myself because my language is a “bit colorful” at times. I realize that I have a bold personality and am a bit rough around the edges when it comes to diplomacy, and that my language is not always “clean,” but really?! No respect… Read more »

Spreading some of dad's ashes on the Tail of the Dragon

Memorial ride for my dad

I should have made this post after the trip, but didn’t. I am not sure I can explain why I didn’t, just that I was not ready I guess. Not sure I am not, but today, I am missing him very much. So, I thought I would maybe a few others before the day is… Read more »

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Albert T Waldron Memorial Day Ride (UPDATE)

  I have booked cabins for me, my 3 boys, 2 of my grandsons, my brother & a nephew at the Hunt’s Lodge Motorcycle Campgrounds & Cabins for the nights of May 28 & 29, 2016. Just click on the link so you can get yours booked. You will need to do it soon as all… Read more »

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My “Detaunte” (The greatest love & heartbreak)

  The definition of “detente” is “the easing of hostility or strained relations, especially between countries.” The definition of “taunt” is “to tease and excite.” The title of this post is a combination of these two words. It was done that way on purpose. Wether a cruel joke or just hidden multiple meanings, the man… Read more »

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Why Now?! ( still grieving)

I woke up this morning with dad on my mind. Maybe it’s the planning of the memorial ride in May that has him so close to the surface.  I really wish I had not gone into the hospital room and seen him that way. No matter what memory I have of him now, that vision… Read more »

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Planning for the Memorial Ride For My Dad

I have been working on this trip/ride for months, but also avoiding it. This is not/is something I want to do, but yet, it is something feel I have to do. So, to deal with it, I have made it more into more than just a day to remember my Dad and spread a few… Read more »

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The Day My Life Changed Forever

7 years ago today my life was changed forever when I took a little tumble off my loaded flatbed & shattered both my wrists. It took 3 years to fully heal & neither wrists healed right. The right has a 5% angle & the left a 10% angle. The doctor restricted me to lifting no… Read more »

I had Chris change the butte in the design to look like the ones we were standing in front of in Sedona, AZ.

Dad’s Memorial Tattoo (1st Session)

Chris at Eternal Expression Tattoos worked very hard on making this the perfect tribute to my Dad for me. Two weeks we talked back and forth through Facebook Messenger and phone calls. Each time he sent me a copy of the change, I sent it to my brother, Bert. We would talk about it and I… Read more »

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  • Drivers Killed

    I just wanted to let everyone know that I am back from Anaconda. I got back yesterday afternoon. I will send out and email about everything that happened on the mission tomorrow. Right now I want to clear up something about the drivers that were killed. They were not off base by accident or because… Read more »

  • Playing Tourist

    I am at Cedar and it looks like we are going to be spending the day here. We have to del a load of ice here and one to Tallil. I think we are going to go over and see Abraham’s Tomb. I have been here 6 months and this will be the first time… Read more »

  • Headed out

    I was going to send out pictures of one of my guys from TDC and his truck that was hit by an IED, but I got the call last night that I am headed out this am myself. Just a note, the driver that was hit with the IED is fine. There were no injuries…. Read more »

  • First day back in reefers

    Today was my first day back in reefers. And what a day it was. We loaded one trailer of ice. And it took 10 of us to do it. Well that isn’t really right. There were 10 of us there, just standing around. We had to wash out 3 of the straight truck reefers and… Read more »

  • Former Road Team captain killed in Iraq

    I found this article on a truckers web site. This is one of the guys that was killed last week. I met this man several times and several of my friends knew him very well. He will be missed by all. http://www.etrucker.com/apps/news/article.asp?id=43132 Former Road Team captain killed in Iraq By Jill Dunn A former captain… Read more »

  • Going Back to Reefers

    As you can see from the subject line, I am moving. I am going back to reefers. This was my choice. As, ya’ll know the last few weeks have been very stressful for me. I did put in for the foreman’s position, but pulled my resume back out of the stack tonight. I knew a… Read more »

  • Me and the heart shaped rock

    I have had a request from some of my family to share a personal story with you. I have shared my thoughts and feelings about all that I have seen and done over here in Kuwait and Iraq. I have also shared a few stories from some of the soldiers. But I guess it is… Read more »

  • My answer to the girlfriend about the jobs over here

    I want to share with you an email that I got today and my response to it. If there is anyone that you know that has someone thinking about coming over here as a civilian contractor, please have them look at my web site and read this email. I have a friend that I work… Read more »

  • Going on Mission

    I just wanted to let everyone know that I am going out on a mission. This is not a permanent thing. I am just getting out of the office for a few days and going to see what is going on with my guys and gals. Mat Lawson is going to be the CC on… Read more »

  • What else?!

    Things have been very hectic around here the last few days. FX, my boss has chosen to not come into work. With Eddie home on R&R, everything has fallen into my lap. For the last 2 days I have pretty much been keeping everything running. It has been a real test of my mind and… Read more »