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5 ways to reward yourself this holiday season

If you are anything like me, the holidays are all about doing things for others. I like to put quite a bit of thought into presents, do a lot  of cooking and decorating as well as working in retail, so the holidays can take a toll, so I have come up with some ideas to reward myself and take a step back to recharge. 409 more words

Downtime Up North

Sometimes the nicest thing you can do for yourself is to just get away from it all. Leave the stress behind, change the routine, and stop to smell the roses. 332 more words



We both had to be up and about at a reasonable time this morning as we both had places to go. This didn’t make getting out of bed any easier though. 650 more words

Random Thoughts

What happened to Utopia Forums?

Utopia Forums (utopiaforums.com) has been down for over a week a now. I can’t remember that it has been down for this long before, so something extraordinary must have happened. 28 more words


Sitting Around

One thing that happens occasionally in this business is we sit. Mostly just 24-hours for a logbook reset, but this week we’ve been mostly sitting since Monday with just 550 miles. 296 more words

Life In A Truck

On Downtime

This weekend was filled with downtime. A little play on words here, but I think of ‘downtime’ in two ways: the first is what we’d typically think of – time to just settle down and hang out; the second is somewhat more literal – a time when you’re feeling just a bit down. 601 more words