Got late with my ice cream load to Kroger. Checked in at 5:30am and left 9:30pm. Had just enough time or maybe a little short on time for my next load.
It was a preloaded trailer at Boar's Head in New Castle Indiana and i made it over there around midnight, checked in and got the trailer. Headed back on 70 then 35 down thru Eaton and arrived at the customer in Lebanon at 2:45. That was 15 minute late.
Been doing the ice cream loads all week and paychecks are looking great and I'm home every weekend. My choice was right. This is great.
Today my load was late and I've been waiting for a door since 5:30am. Time now is 4:30pm, got a door an hour ago, but haven't started unloading yet.
After here I'm going to New Castle IN to pick up a preloaded trailer that goes to Lebanon OH with delivery 2:30 Friday morning.
After six months with Pepsi oi was time to go back over the road again, but only regional this time. At least for now.
Got an older truck with about 400,000 miles on it, but that don't matter cause it's a Volvo with ishift.
Spent the first two evenings in it cleaning all the oily fingerprints from whoever had it before me and trying to clean out the odor and at this point I'm pretty happy with the results. No odor and just a few stains left that I'll take care of on my next hometime.
I'm supposed to be home every weekend, but the paychecks will decide so I'm trying that for a few weeks now and see how that goes.
Currently at Kroger with my late ice cream load waiting for a door and cooking some pasta dinner.
My hometime this year for Christmas got longer than expected due to the extraction of three wisdom's teeth. It was absolutely my worst dentist appointment ever.
I was at home for a week longer than planned due to the enormous pain I had, but Tuesday January 3rd I had to go back for work. Lost enough money already.
Went and did my road ready service in Columbus then got a trip from Troy OH to Casa Grande AZ. Just perfect. Now on the 7th I feel my jaws aching less and hopefully soon the 800mg ibuprofens are no longer Necessary.
Just arrived, but two hours late. No problem, load was not even ready. Waiting at the dock now.
Dropped the other load this morning at Kraft, stopped by my terminal after to pick up some new trip sheets and a trailer.
Will be shutting down here at the rest area just about an hour east of Columbus. Will deliver early tomorrow, appointment is 15:30, but it's just a drop so I should be good. Maybe time to stop by at home tomorrow after loading in Troy.
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