One of my favorite methods to reduce stress and attempt to lower my blood pressure (no medical evidence to prove effectiveness) is to take the time enjoy every sunrise and sunset that I can. No matter how many negative things may be happening in my life, I try to recognize and appreciate the beauty created […]
Just use that roll over protection system! It will save your life if you happen to be Unfortunately enough to flip on your lid. – image borrowed from my Facebook news feed
Apparently there is a reason why we have weight restrictions on bridges. – image borrowed from my Facebook news feed
About all that can be said is “oops!” Suspension system airbags take a beating all day. Every now and then one will simply give up and blowout. This perticular one was on the front drive axle of my dump truck until it suffered a catastrophic failure.
During the month of November the North Shore of Lake Superior can and often does become a very hostile environment. As winter approaches the weather starts to cool and the storms begin to build. My family has begun a new tradition of visiting the North Shore close to Thanksgiving. This late season trip is the […]
Today in South Central Minnesota the weather can only be described as perfect duck hunting weather. That is to say it’s completely overcast, cold and rainy. This type of duck hunting weather is not conducive to bituminous asphalt paving. However, occasionally that’s exactly what is expected of a construction dump truck driver. Today we had […]
My 2018 fall fertilizer season was extremely short. Actually, I only worked one day covering for a coworker that wanted to go deer hunting. His hunt was unproductive and my hauling fertilizer was cut short due to rain and muddy field conditions.
Sometimes it’s important to take a moment or two to enjoy the beautiful things created by God. Sunrises and sunsets are perfect examples of this. The breath taking splendor often only lasts a fleeting moment and then it’s gone forever only to be created again tomorrow only totally differently.
When the weather decides to turn rainy, a construction company may consider using a simple thing to save time and money. You might want to put a few rock checks put in place. A rock check is simply a line or pile of rock strategically placed to prevent rain water runoff damage. This is especially […]