truck driving stories

First Kiss

August 07, 1994. Exactly-to the day-14 years ago.  (Update: Now 24 years ago!!) The air conditioning in my pickup was broke and it was smoldering hot. I had stayed the weekend in Indianapolis with my friend, Jane, oblivious to the fact that the Brickyard was witnessing it’s largest crowd of NASCAR fans ever. Still today, there isn’t a race that … Read More

Convoy: Truck Driving Story

I was chatting with a friend the other day and we were talking about music.  I ran across one of my all time favorite songs, C.W. McCall’s Convoy. Didja know I was a truck driver? Here’s me the first time I hit 65mph in the big truck. That song brought back my memories of a steamy Texas night ’round about … Read More