Commuting is Dangerous

Did you ever observe to whom the accidents happen? Chance favors only the prepared mind. ~ Louis Pasteur I commute 60 miles each way back and forth to work. It’s dangerous, and many days, I see things like this. I wonder about the unwelcome drama this introduced into these people’s normal lives.

Old Truck Rear

Trucks are Americana – they speak of our dedication to the classic Puritan virtues of hard work, self-reliance, and practical utility.

Old Truck Head On

When you own a pickup, you own your own moving business. ~ Daniel G. Sinclair Lots of stories in this truck, I bet.

Truck cab shadows

I thought that the sun coming through the back window guard was cool.

Love those old pickup trucks

“When I got outta High School I was driving a truck. I was just a poor boy from Memphis, Memphis.” ~ Elvis Presley Ahh, the classic pickup truck – and this one can be yours for a mere $14K – I guess it’s in good shape!  this little guy has an 8 cylinder engine, and…

A quarter million miles

Leave sooner, drive slower, live longer.  ~Author Unknown Hard to believe it, but my car has gone 250000 miles!  It got a new engine, transmission, water pump and radiator at 190K, but the rest of it is original ;).  I can't believe I've had the same car for 10 years, and probably for at least two or…

It’s not rust, it’s primer

“You may be a redneck if . . . you have spent more on your pickup truck than on your education.” ~ Jeff Foxworthy (American comedian, b.1958) Here’s an old flatbed near my home, waiting for the sander, or a coat of paint, or something.  Here’s some other versions, including the original photo.