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 ARCHIVED TOPIC: I survived the 300 post game Part 41


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chuckv97 - Posted - 09/10/2018:  06:21:20


If I worried about ALL the things that COULD happen , I’d never get out of bed

OM45GE - Posted - 09/10/2018:  11:03:21


We would worry about you if you never got out of bed

DeanT - Posted - 09/12/2018:  00:19:13


there have been some days I should have stayed in bed...

chuckv97 - Posted - 09/12/2018:  00:37:15


Yeah,,like today. They got me on a southern Virginia trip,,,right into Florence’s wrath

OM45GE - Posted - 09/12/2018:  03:34:29


Let us know how it goes. This morning’s weather is saying it might go on a more southerly track, but it’s a big storm

chuckv97 - Posted - 09/12/2018:  06:15:24


Ya, some models say to the south and west,, others say more to the north into Virginia. I don’t deliver til Monday,, have to go to Winnipeg first.

OM45GE - Posted - 09/12/2018:  07:41:27


The same forecast said Florence could still be sitting there on Monday. Not so much wind, but still dumping lots of rain and causing flooding.

DeanT - Posted - 09/12/2018:  13:39:25


stay in Winnipeg!

OM45GE - Posted - 09/12/2018:  17:00:06


Sounds like good advice to me

dmiller - Posted - 09/12/2018:  23:56:16


I'll take a major snowstorm over a hurricane (or tornado) and any day of the week and twice on Sunday!

OM45GE - Posted - 09/13/2018:  03:40:19


I agree, although they say more people die as a result of snowstorms than hurricanes.

My argument with that is is that there are a lot more snow storms than hurricanes

DeanT - Posted - 09/13/2018:  07:16:02


I'll take the Kansas tornadoes any day... hide in the basement, 20 minutes it's all over, and you are either fine, or your house is gone, but you are still fine. I wouldn't live here without a basement.

OM45GE - Posted - 09/13/2018:  07:48:45


Are many houses built on slabs there?

DeanT - Posted - 09/13/2018:  14:43:53


oh yeah... lots of the low income neighborhoods

OM45GE - Posted - 09/15/2018:  07:09:53


What a mess we’ve had here in Andover. The gas company somehow put high pressure gas into low pressure lines. Dozens of house fires and explosions with injuries and one fatality. We had five house fires in our neighborhood, fortunately all relatively minor.

DeanT - Posted - 09/15/2018:  07:27:22


Holy smokes we've been seeing that on the news! The kid who got killed by the chimney was awful.

OM45GE - Posted - 09/15/2018:  07:29:37


Yeah, his dad had just dropped him off at a friend’s house when it exploded and the chimney landed on them.

OldBlindGuy - Posted - 09/15/2018:  11:04:43


Glad to hear that you dodged this one, Bill. I was wondering if you were near one of the communities affected. Had no idea that you were right in the thick of it.

OM45GE - Posted - 09/15/2018:  11:18:20


It’s sobering to realize how dependent we are on infrastructure and how vulnerable that infrastructure is.

chuckv97 - Posted - 09/15/2018:  11:59:14


Good to hear you and the family are ok.

OM45GE - Posted - 09/15/2018:  13:37:55


Thanks Chuck. Are you still heading to Virginia?

OM45GE - Posted - 09/15/2018:  13:39:05


I was just looking at the top of the page and read your comment about not getting out of bed if you worried about all the things that could happen. Sort of ironic.

chuckv97 - Posted - 09/15/2018:  17:52:58


Yeah, hope I didn’t jinx anything,,,sheesh.

Still heading for VA, but the load was late getting out of the kill plant, so delivery appt. was pushed back to Tuesday morning.

OM45GE - Posted - 09/15/2018:  18:57:40


Hopefully the storm will have moved on by then.

DeanT - Posted - 09/17/2018:  10:26:22


and the water receded...

OM45GE - Posted - 09/17/2018:  10:56:28


The remnants of Florence are supposed to come in here tomorrow. We could get several inches of rain. That’s nothing compared to the nearly three feet they got in North Carolina. We’ve had the same all year so far.

chuckv97 - Posted - 09/17/2018:  13:06:10


In southern Virginia now,, it’s partly sunny,, the storm has left these parts. Went through some heavy rain in s. Ohio and part of WV this morning. Then things quieted down.

OM45GE - Posted - 09/17/2018:  18:59:20


That’s good news.

DeanT - Posted - 09/19/2018:  00:14:47


we could use some rain in Kansas

OM45GE - Posted - 09/19/2018:  04:50:24


We got 2.2 inches. The lawns are happy. Some towns in the area got over four inches. Nothing like down south.

OM45GE - Posted - 09/19/2018:  04:50:59


Glad you’re ok Chuck

chuckv97 - Posted - 09/19/2018:  04:52:53


Thnx Bill. But now we can’t get down into NC to pick up our usual loads. Oh well,, I’m “semi”- retired anyway

OM45GE - Posted - 09/19/2018:  05:01:54


LOL

Years ago I met a couple of retired teachers who bought a truck. They would stay in an area they liked, rent a car and hotel room and see the area.

chuckv97 - Posted - 09/19/2018:  05:07:19


Nice work if you can get it

OM45GE - Posted - 09/19/2018:  05:17:02


This was back before they lifted overall length limits in the east so they were living in a single sleeper cab over. No wonder they rented rooms.

chuckv97 - Posted - 09/19/2018:  05:19:53


Ouch,,,, sardine can living...lol.

OM45GE - Posted - 09/19/2018:  05:23:41


Yep. Most of my over the road driving was in a single sleeper KW K100. It did have 425 Caterpillar so it had good get up and go, but it was tight living.

chuckv97 - Posted - 09/19/2018:  05:27:59


My first one was a Western Star with a coffin-style sleeper. Just a bunk, nuttin’ else

OM45GE - Posted - 09/19/2018:  07:41:47


My very first was a B-Model Mack tiny, noisy, hot in summer, cold in winter and slow.

DeanT - Posted - 09/19/2018:  10:16:02


I've never even sat in a big truck!

OM45GE - Posted - 09/19/2018:  11:45:35


I'm glad I did it, but I'm happy I'm not any more.

chuckv97 - Posted - 09/19/2018:  12:54:49


I like it only for a month or two

OM45GE - Posted - 09/19/2018:  16:00:14


I keep my license and physical current but I doubt I’ll use it

chuckv97 - Posted - 09/19/2018:  16:16:11


Do you have to renew those every year like I do?

OM45GE - Posted - 09/19/2018:  16:21:51


Every two years

chuckv97 - Posted - 09/20/2018:  03:51:24


After I turned 65 the company had me do a re-fresher course and a road test

OM45GE - Posted - 09/20/2018:  08:15:10


I used to be able to maintain the license without having to get a DOT physical. Now the physical card is scanned into the license system so you can't skip that.

At the same time, the DOT made the doctors jump through hoops to be able to give DOT physicals and a lot of them stopped doing them, including my primary care MD. As a result I have to go to a special DOT physical clinic.

Ironically, that guy is a chiropractor, not an MD. He cranks you through in about 15 minutes. Seems like my regular doc would know better if I was fit to drive a truck. It's also not covered by health insurance so it comes out of my pocket.

chuckv97 - Posted - 09/20/2018:  14:36:35


Mine’s not covered by health insurance either, just claim it as a deduction on my taxes
I had one doc 2 years ago take my blood pressure, gave me an eye test, told me to bend over and touch my toes,,, then filled out the form. 5 minutes.

OM45GE - Posted - 09/21/2018:  03:30:13


He didn’t do the “whisper test “?

chuckv97 - Posted - 09/21/2018:  05:54:37


For hearing? No, but the last doc put his hand behind his back and snapped his fingers quietly, and then asked me if I heard anything


Edited by - chuckv97 on 09/21/2018 05:57:12

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