birthdays

Trucking’s biggest fan turns 16, revisited

I missed this CBS broadcast when it ran after a mammoth birthday party truckers threw for wheelchair-bound Dakota Cadd for his 16th birthday last month. I can guarantee you won't regret giving it your attention now; it could easily be the best exemplar I've seen of the giving heart of the trucking community on display.

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Things I’ve learned in 50 years

"I've done some really dumb things, and I'm not ashamed to admit I really believed Pilot Flying J hauled their coffee around in tankers when I first came out on the road with George." ... Join us in wishing Wendy a happy early 50th!

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An 85th birthday wish to Carl Rhodes — from his son — after well more than a half century trucking

Run through bits of the history of Carl Rhodes, a fixture of Morgantown, W.Va.-area trucking business since his own father hauled pulpwood in a 1932 Ford from his area down to Westernport, Md., and Carl got his start in the local coal business. Carl turns 85 today.

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The year of the monkey

Wendy on turning 46, the age her father passed: "This year, I've decided to be happy. Being happy is probably the one thing my Dad would tell me to be, if I could talk to him one more time."

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Happy birthday to my favorite trucker

Wendy gives a big birthday salute to her owner-operator husband. Happy birthday, George!

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I finally found my boots

Wendy: "My next pair need to be red, with flames on the side..."

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Happy birthday to me

"Forty-five years on this planet and I haven't managed to stupid myself to death yet."

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