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The Craigslist Scammer

My story goes like this… Over the course of the past month my kids have upgraded their ipods and I picked up a newer used Nexus tablet.  So, I found myself with a pile of used electronic gadgets that needed to be turned into cash. Naturally, I turned to Craigslist and the Facebook for sale pages in my area. After successfully dumping four ipods and a Galaxy Tab2 I’m left with a pair of used phones still available. The...

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Stupid Parking Job

I wished I had gotten out of the school a bit earlier after my youngest daughters Christmas Concert.  I wonder just how close was the vehicle parked behind this white car.  I guess people don’t bother thinking about “what if I need to leave...

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Stand Up And Be Proud!

For fear of offending “someone” this is no longer practiced in our American schools. I think this needs to be corrected. Recitation of The Pledge of Allegiance is not a bad thing. In fact it is actually an...

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This Week In Truckin – SALT

Perfect driving conditions were difficult to find this week here in the upper mid west. Rain turned to sleet and then snow. Getting parked for the night is always a good feeling. I love salt on my fries. Unfortunately, not so much a fan of it on my...

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New Truck Is Almost Ready

Sometime back in mid summer the boss asked me to tell him what I wanted for a new rig. So, I spent some time pondering it and came to a decision. The Peterbilt 579 with a stand up sleeper. I compromised my preferred square hood for more room and comfort...

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Truckin Under Wisconsin Clouds

Well it looks like it’s going to be a fantastic day for taking cloud pictures in Wisconsin. The picture above is one of the coolest I think I’ve ever taken with a smartphone. And it was taken while running down the Interstate. Wow is it getting dark off on the horizon. I just know it’s about to get wet. Nice rainbow off to the left. Shortly after I took this picture the heavens opens up and the rain just poured. Everyone...

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My New Toy

The Mrs and I have been talking about getting a boat for awhile now. Late last week we found one that appeared to have be worth a look. Fortunately, that deal didn’t happen. While we were camping this past weekend we spent some time sifting through the listing on Craigslist. After finding one we were more than interested in I made a call to the seller. Arrangements were made for a visit Saturday morning. The Mrs and I spent several...

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