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McSupper...

Eating lunch.

Lunch buffet.

Break finished, ate lunch, ready to go again.

Lunch

Loaded next load here.

Lunch

Stopped to eat.

Eating lunch after picking next load up at Portland, Maine on my way to deliver to Nazareth, Pennsylvania.

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  • Annual CITT Golf Tournament
      Registration of $175.00 per player includes: cart, green fees, steak and chicken buffet dinner, BBQ lunch, on-course contests, goodie bags etc.  There is an “Early Bird” draw for anyone who registers and pays before April 30th.    
  • Penske unveils new mobile app
    READING, Pa.  – Penske Truck Leasing has rolled out a new free mobile app called Penske Fleet this week. The new app is to benefit its full-service truck leasing and contract maintenance customers. The mobile app allows Penske’s customers to: View…
  • TomTom introduces new ELD manager
    TAMPA, Fla. – TomTom Telematics revealed its new WebFleet ELD Manager solution today. The new device was created as a solution to help fleets meet the new FMCSA ELD mandate surrounding hours of service (HOS). It incorporates hardware and software…
  • Technology is driving the freight brokerage industry in 2017
    The freight brokerage industry has been near and dear to my heart for many years. Earlier in my career, I had the privilege of running one of Canada’s largest 3PL operations. My current company has had the distinct pleasure of…
  • Ontario sees spike in cargo theft activity
    JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Ontario was the second most common place in North America, in the first quarter of 2017, for cargo theft activity, according to a recent analysis by CargoNet. California remained the state with the most cargo thefts…
  • Optimism returning to oil and gas industry: Mullen
    OKOTOKS, Alta. – Mullen Group reported improved revenue in the first quarter of 2017 in both its trucking/logistics and oilfield services segments, but the markets remain “fragile,” according to chairman and CEO Murray Mullen. The company posted Q1 revenue of…
  • SAF-Holland introduces new severe-duty fifth wheel slider
    MONTREAL, Que. – SAF-Holland revealed at ExpoCam a new severe-duty slider fifth wheel system. It’s designed for heavy- and severe-duty hauling operations, and boasts a 80,000-lb vertical load and 200,000-lb drawbar pull capacity. It’s compatible with Holland FW35, FW33, and…
  • Just the alternative facts
    So here I am in April, researching the deductibility of life insurance because one of our clients just bought a benefits package that includes medical, dental, health, disability, and life insurance. The insurance salesman told our client it was all…
  • Market movers
    Meritor's John Nelligan on faster axle ratios, the adoption of disc brakes, and why 6x2 interest is cooling
  • No one-trick pony
    Kenworth's new T880S vocational truck is more than just a mixer
  • Introducing Volvo’s New VNR Regional Haul
    MONTREAL, Que. — Volvo’s new VNR regional haul truck made a flashy debut at ExpoCam this week, in front hundreds of customers, dealers, and industry press. The truck, which will replace the VNM, features a more modern interior and aerodynamic…
  • Natural gas Class 8 retail sales off to healthy start: ACT Research
    COLUMBUS, Ind.  – US and Canadian natural gas heavy duty retail sales had a good start to 2017, thanks to mostly refuse fleets, transit, and school bus operators, according to the most recent Natural Gas & Alternative Fuels Quarterly publication released by…
  • OTA names speakers for annual executive conference
    TORONTO, Ont.  — Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney is headlining the Ontario Trucking Association’s  (OTA) executive conference, the OTA revealed today. According to the OTA, as the headliner of the event, the former prime minister will cut through all the…
  • Super drivers
    It takes special skills and a cool head to move monster loads
  • As serious as a wheel-off
    TORONTO, Ont. – Wheel separations are 100% preventable if a proper pre-check inspection is being done. That was the clear message by presenters during a special seminar hosted by the Toronto Trucking Association on April 19 which covered the scary…
  • International introduces RH Series regional haul truck
    MONTREAL, Que. — International Truck today launched its new RH Series regional haul tractor at ExpoCam. The Class 8 tractor is powered by the new International A26 12.4-liter engine. “The new International RH Series continues out commitment to build trucks…
  • Volvo debuts new VNR regional truck at ExpoCam
    Clean sheet design was inspired by drivers
  • Alberta receives sizable investment into highway projects
    EDMONTON, Alta. – The governments of Alberta and Canada have announced funding for 10 bundled highway rehabilitation and improvement projects in Alberta in an effort to improve the movement of people and goods across the province. The federal government is…
  • Registration now open for OTA Council Day
    TORONTO, Ont. — Registration is now open for the Ontario Trucking Association’s (OTA) Council Day. The event is set to take place on June 21 at the Westin Toronto Airport Hotel and the OTA promises  the second annual event will…
  • Mack introduces 16,000-lb front axle
    MONTREAL, Que. — Mack Trucks today announced availability of a proprietary 16,000-lb front axle on its Pinnacle axle back and axle forward models. The new offering was announced at ExpoCam, and is geared towards flatdeck and heavy haul carriers in…
  • Mack, SAF Holland Roll Out Extra-Heavy-Duty Options
    MONTREAL - Equipment manufacturers Mack Trucks and SAF Holland rolled out extra-heavy-duty options here at the ExpoCam truck show, while an executive with trailer maker Manac Inc. pointed out that his customers often have to heat their dry vans.
  • Amazon to Deploy Hydrogen-Powered Forklifts
    Internet retailer Amazon.com has committed to depoloy forklifts powered by hydrogen fuel cells from Plug Power Inc. at some of its fulfillment centers and will work with the Latham, N.Y.-based company to develop new applications for hydrogen fuel systems.
  • Tiger Cool Express Receives Funding, Hires President
    Tiger Cool Express, a provider of refrigerated intermodal service launched in 2013, has received "significant" additional equity funding from the company's private equity backers, according to CEO Tom Finkbiner, who also said that he plans to step down later this year after a successor is found.
  • OL International Acquires Project Cargo Specialist Orion Marine
    Ocean freight forwarder and logistics firm OL International Holdings has purchased Orion Marine Corp., a 45-year-old company that specializes in moving project cargo, oversize loads and hazardous freight to remote locations worldwide.
  • Demand for Warehouses Rises In Houston Fueled by Online Shopping
    The hottest niche in Houston's recovering real estate market is warehouses, evidence of the city's growing position as a distribution center for consumer goods in a rapidly evolving retail environment.
  • U.S. Concrete Buys Sand Supplier in New Jersey
    U.S. Concrete has acquired assets of Corbett Aggregates Cos. in Quinton, N.J., in a move to control the supply of sand for its ready-mixed concrete operations in New York City and to supply other customers.
  • Oklahoma Port Sees Increased Tonnage on Stronger Energy Sector
    Shipping activities picked up in March at the Port of Muskogee in Oklahoma, which ended the first quarter of the year on a high note after struggling several months to gain momentum.
  • ExpoCam Provides Recruiting Opportunities for Companies
    MONTRÉAL - Mercer Transportation Co. is a regular at the Mid-America Trucking Show because the flatbed carrier and MATS share Louisville, Ky., as a hometown - but that was not a reason to avoid ExpoCam.
  • Pricey Canadian Diesel Kindles Desire for Aerodynamic Savings
    MONTREAL - Two suppliers of aerodynamic fairings at the ExpoCam truck show here said sales of the mileage-enhancing products are popular on both sides of the U.S.-Canadian border. However, a key difference is the approach of the government.
  • Estes to Continue Its Canadian Business With New Partners
    Estes Express Lines has found two new partners to continue its Canada less-than-truckload business after former partner TST Overland Express signed an exclusive deal to work with Saia Inc.
  • Searching for an ELD? It's Buyer Beware
    Whether a fleet already has selected a system to comply with the electronic logging device mandate or still is waiting to do so until later this year, there is no guarantee that those products will be legal for use later on.

1989 Why Do We Exist?

Ghosts Don't Exist

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1989 Why Do We Exist?

Foundation of Human Understanding

 

Watch “2017 Toyota Yaris iA” on YouTube

My take on the 2017 Toyota Yaris iA subcompact 4 door sedan.

1988 Space Alien Salvation

Bill is alien

Bill is alien (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1988 Space Alien Salvation

Foundation of Human Understanding

Watch “Zero Kilowatt Hour Solar Bill March 2017″ on YouTube

March 2017 Electric Bill

1987 Snowflake Madness

A Page of Madness

A Page of Madness (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1987 Snowflake Madness

Foundation of Human Understanding

1986 Mystery Of Existence

Mystery

Mystery (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1986 Mystery Of Existence

Foundation of Human Understanding

Watch “Zero Kilowatt Solar February 2017 Electric Bill” on YouTube

https://youtu.be/o1cq6Y1DdHc Zero kilowatt hours used for February 2017. Also a 122 Kilowatt hour credit.

Clinton Reminds Us Why We Are Lucky She Lost The Election

http://nypost.com/2017/02/12/clinton-reminds-us-why-were-lucky-she-lost-the-election/

Thanks For Being Honest

http://www.infowars.com/bill-kristol-lazy-white-working-class-americans-should-be-replaced-by-immigrants/

1984

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/02/08/nuclear-option-1984-sales-soar-liberals-great/