My New Gun Belt

For the last several years I’ve used a DeSantis leather gun belt to carry my ccw firearm. It stretched as leather tends to do. So I decided to find a replacement. I recalled that my Dad had purchased a 5.11 TDU belt and promptly decided against using it (why...

A Fine Way To Start The Day

I woke up this only to find this. 35psi just isn’t going to cut it. Update: I was able to borrow an air hose from the mechanics at my customer this morning. I managed to get 92psi in the tire. I decided since I couldn’t see anything sticking in the tire...

Administrative Note

I know that things have been a bit slow here on my site.  No excuse for it other than life has been busy in the last year.  This year is looking much the same, so much to do with little free time.  That said, I’m going to put forth more of an...

The Craigslist Scammer

My story goes like this… Over the course of the past month my kids have upgraded their ipods and I picked up a newer used Nexus tablet.  So, I found myself with a pile of used electronic gadgets that needed to be turned into cash. Naturally, I turned to...

Stupid Parking Job

I wished I had gotten out of the school a bit earlier after my youngest daughters Christmas Concert.  I wonder just how close was the vehicle parked behind this white car.  I guess people don’t bother thinking about “what if I need to leave...

This Week In Truckin – SALT

Perfect driving conditions were difficult to find this week here in the upper mid west. Rain turned to sleet and then snow. Getting parked for the night is always a good feeling. I love salt on my fries. Unfortunately, not so much a fan of it on my...

New Truck Is Almost Ready

Sometime back in mid summer the boss asked me to tell him what I wanted for a new rig. So, I spent some time pondering it and came to a decision. The Peterbilt 579 with a stand up sleeper. I compromised my preferred square hood for more room and comfort...