Coolant Leak

The truck seems to have a coolant leak (a pretty bad one). We can’t tell if it’s a leak or if the truck is burning it. Either way, it’ll be going to Freightliner when we get home. Of course, at this point we’re just hoping that we can make it home. It would be just… Continue reading Coolant Leak

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Voltage Problems

We’re having voltage problems with the truck now. I think we may have lost a battery. The voltage is usually around 13.6. Right now it’s fluctuating between 11.7-11.9. Not good. We’re going to try to make it home and worry about this later.

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Loving I-Pass

Heading south to pick up our last load and head back to North Carolina. I’m on I-294 and just went through a toll booth. I couldn’t help but think about how nice it is to have I-Pass. It’s nice that we don’t have to spend a fortune in tolls every week. Thanks Ray.

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Pretty Good Birthday

We had hoped to get home in time for my birthday, but didn’t get home until about 02:00 this morning. I had a pretty good birthday. All I asked for was an Oakland Raiders football from Mara and some chicken pot pie from Mama. I got both. Plus, Mama threw in a nice digital camera… Continue reading Pretty Good Birthday

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Birthday Shame

My wife shamed me today. So often out here on the road, it’s easy to forget about one’s basic humanity. Today, it seems, I stank. Happy Birthday.

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