Tag: gratitude

Hometown Robotics

Hey New Auburn School District robotics crew, thank you for the T-shirt! Thanks to Mr. Rayburn for taking the idea and runnin’ with it, thanks to the folks from Pablo Center at the Confluence who put the time in, but most of all and above all, thank you to the students who took it from…View post

Trucking exit strategies, ‘The Great Resignation’ and a ‘Face of the Road’ with author Michael Perry

Howdy folks: A while back when the air was not as it is now (everything humid was frozen), Michael sat down with Long Haul Paul from Overdrive magazine, who, along with his lovely bride, interviewed Mike while overlooking the frozen Chippewa river. Paul, as he has done thousands of times in his 18-wheeler, adeptly steered…View post

Door Country Reads Events (Mike Livestream Saturday)

I am grateful that Population 485 and┬áTruck: A Love Story have been chosen for Door County Reads 2022, but when I read this list of associated events, I’m even more grateful to all the folks giving of their time and talents above and beyond. One of those situations where you just can’t thank everyone who…View post

Throwback Backhoe

I used to do some things. Elk Mountain, Wyoming. Somewhere around 1981-1986. Boss sent us out to replace bridges and irrigation spillways. We built a lot of dams and water crossings using factory reject sewage tubing and manhole inspection chambers. The boss had a connection at the concrete plant and he’d buy them by the…View post