Category Archives: Driving

Christopher Columbus was wrong. The world is flat.

Happy Columbus Day my fellow Americans. My foreign followers can celebrate along with us if they so choose. Not that they need my permission to celebrate anything their hearts desire. It’s apparently somewhere near this date that Chris found “the new world.” I guess the world he lived in was getting too crowded for him …

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Top 10- list for my good buddies going to the conference in Indy.

Last year my good-buddy Tex gave you his list for what to bring to the ACFW conference in Big-D. Well, I thought I’d give you my top 10- tips for my writing good-buddies heading to Indy for this year’s event. No, sorry ladies, I won’t be able to make a showing this time out. Maybe …

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A truck driver’s view of the importance of editing

Here’s a video I put together with the help of some unsuspecting warehouse personnel around Dallas. This will likely be part of a writers’ conference session in the future.

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A funny thing didn’t happen to me on the way to the Blue Ridge Conference.

No, you read that title correctly. I was waiting to see if anything good was going to transpire on my long drive from Plano, Texas to Ashville, North Carolina. Nope, it was quite uneventful, and loonnngggg. I made it in time for check-in and had to wait for my room to be cleaned before I …

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MONDAY the 13th ALERT! MONDAY the 13th ALERT!

I never understood how Friday the 13th got such a bad rap. I mean it is a Friday after all. You know, the day that kicks off the weekend and all. Monday is the bad guy of every other week. You know, the first day of the work week and all. Hard to get back …

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MAY DAY! MAY DAY! Is there anything funny about May Day?

Both of you subscribed to this blog know I like to keep an eye on the calendar for ideas to write about. That’s how Cupid, the Easter Bunny and a groundhog got to be so popular. Yeah, right. I took a peek at this coming week and saw that May 1st happens on Wednesday. That’s …

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YES NO

Remember the good old days when bumper stickers were actually placed on bumpers? Of course, we have REAL bumpers on vehicles back then, but that’s another subject. One of the advantages of driving a semi around a big city is that I get to read a lot of vehicle stickers. Some of them are hopeful, …

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Distracted Drivers

Being a semi-driver in Dallas is filled with unique experiences. One of them is watching what other drivers are doing while they’re driving. I’ve seen everything from texting–this isn’t as unique as it should be–to eating, to changing clothes–yeah, while driving down the road. I witnessed one woman on my way to work who held …

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