While I was thinking of what to write in this blog, it came to me that not all things in the trucking business are pleasant, no matter how much we love to roll. Being away from my family is probably the hardest especially during holidays or birthdays. One thing I have learned as a trucker
With all the talk these days about what is healthy for you and what isn’t, I’ve found myself thinking more and more about when I was a little girl living at home. In those days, there was only a once a week drive to the store for needed groceries and maybe a once a month
Women today are given every opportunity to do just about anything they want career-wise. There are however, still some areas of male-dominated fields of employment, where women haven’t made significant advancements. One of those would be the oil field industry. Don’t get me wrong, there are women in that field, some work driving trucks and
Trucking, which is described in the dictionary as a way of hauling loads for exchange or bartering, just sounds tough. Now, why in the world would a nice-looking, educated, married, grandmother decide to leave the stability and comforts of her life to adventure into an unknown male-dominated world with huge, oily and smoky-smelling road-hogging machines?
My first encounter with real writing came in a sixth grade classroom. I’m not talking about spelling or sentence writing as a programed skill, I’m talking about putting thoughts down on a piece of paper. I remember the teacher of that sixth grade English class giving us an assignment of imaginative writing. We could write
How would I describe myself? I am above all else a Christian, in a relationship with Jesus. Married to a wonderful, loving, and supportive husband. Mother of nine children and stepchildren. Grandmother of 23 grandchildren and step-grandchildren. Daughter, granddaughter, aunt, cousin, niece, and sister to parents, grandparents, brothers, cousins, uncles, aunts, and step-family through marriages.