trips

‘One out of every six Americans killed on the job is a truck driver’

That's directly from a Department of Labor blog post about workplace-death stats, explored here. And: One operator's reliable truck is another's "dream gear" -- one driver's wisecrack "comment of the week"...

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Notes on missing home

"I know I'm a lightweight, but after 20 days on the road, I'm more than ready to go home. Everything seems like a chore, and I might become the tiniest bit whiny."

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Trip-planning for dummies

"Speaking of Jersey, does anyone know how effective kevlar is against Jersey Devil bites? Should I pack the chain mail instead? Never can be too prepared."

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Going somewhere

Philosophy on the places you'll go: "You don't have to like it all, but you need to experience it, at least see it with your own eyes before passing judgment."

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