Trucking, trading and writing

| May 03, 2012

I learned today more about trading. Learned by spending most of today in my office in our Florida house, trading.

Diane and I woke up this morning in our Florida house. The freight brought us close on Tuesday and we are staying here while we get some truck work done in Orlando.

My long-time blog readers know that I have been interested in trading since 2008. This is the first time the readers who read this blog on the Overdrive website have seen me mention trading. I don’t talk about it much because it has nothing to do with trucking. It is also a private activity that I like to keep to myself. However, much of my spare time goes into it, so when I describe what Diane and I are up to day-to-day, mentioning the time spend in this way is unavoidable when I spend the whole day doing it.

Diane and I have been on the road over eight years. I have settled into a routine that involves trucking, trading and writing. When we are not hauling freight or driving to pick some up, I am usually working on one of these three projects. Trucking includes truck maintenance and business bookkeeping. Writing includes this blog and the book I am working on. Trading is the third project and all of today was dedicated to it.