My Dream Has Died

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Stephen K.'s Comment
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Well the va has officially told me I can not go back to work which really blows but I guess it’s for the best , I enjoy living my trucking dream through u all. Take care and god bless. Steve

Jeremy C.'s Comment
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Everything for a reason, my man! Just because you're not driving for a company doesn't mean you cant find a way to get out and see the same sights we see - maybe even at a better pace, since we are often on such tight schedules.

Not to mention, there are many other things you're now free to do that most of us are not. I won't insult you with a suggestion list. But I will say that now that you've virtually been given the free time...

And not everything worth doing or seeing is dependent on income. This sounds like a great time to bust out that bucket list and see what you can go out and cross off that list. Or make a new list.

I have two college degrees, but I actually have a few more degrees and certs I've always wanted. And many other things that I never learned to any self-satisfactorily level (no certification of degree required.) I can mumble in a few different languages, but I really want to be fluent in at least two or three of those. There's things I want to accomplish and things I want to cook in the kitchen. I have a seriously long list!!!

My point is, this should only be one dream among many. Due to my age, or some other arbitrary circumstances, some of my dreams really are beyond reach. But just because I can't hit a few ports doesn't mean I'm gonna scuttle the whole damn ship. There's still a world full of stuff waiting on me (you, too!)

So, take this opportunity and run with it! Because that's just what it is. And by all means, hang around here, too. You've got a lot of life experience and who knows how much more knowledge... No telling who you might be able to help with what.

Regardless of all else, just make the most out of this opportunity!

Wishing ya all the best!

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Stephen K.'s Comment
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Thank u for the positive outlook it helps me more than u know and I will definitely stick around

Everything for a reason, my man! Just because you're not driving for a company doesn't mean you cant find a way to get out and see the same sights we see - maybe even at a better pace, since we are often on such tight schedules.

Not to mention, there are many other things you're now free to do that most of us are not. I won't insult you with a suggestion list. But I will say that now that you've virtually been given the free time...

And not everything worth doing or seeing is dependent on income. This sounds like a great time to bust out that bucket list and see what you can go out and cross off that list. Or make a new list.

I have two college degrees, but I actually have a few more degrees and certs I've always wanted. And many other things that I never learned to any self-satisfactorily level (no certification of degree required.) I can mumble in a few different languages, but I really want to be fluent in at least two or three of those. There's things I want to accomplish and things I want to cook in the kitchen. I have a seriously long list!!!

My point is, this should only be one dream among many. Due to my age, or some other arbitrary circumstances, some of my dreams really are beyond reach. But just because I can't hit a few ports doesn't mean I'm gonna scuttle the whole damn ship. There's still a world full of stuff waiting on me (you, too!)

So, take this opportunity and run with it! Because that's just what it is. And by all means, hang around here, too. You've got a lot of life experience and who knows how much more knowledge... No telling who you might be able to help with what.

Regardless of all else, just make the most out of this opportunity!

Wishing ya all the best!

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Dave Reid's Comment
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Indeed.....sometimes, it's all about Plan B. If necessary, C D E F G etc....keep the faith and keep the fire burning.

Everything for a reason, my man! Just because you're not driving for a company doesn't mean you cant find a way to get out and see the same sights we see - maybe even at a better pace, since we are often on such tight schedules.

Not to mention, there are many other things you're now free to do that most of us are not. I won't insult you with a suggestion list. But I will say that now that you've virtually been given the free time...

And not everything worth doing or seeing is dependent on income. This sounds like a great time to bust out that bucket list and see what you can go out and cross off that list. Or make a new list.

I have two college degrees, but I actually have a few more degrees and certs I've always wanted. And many other things that I never learned to any self-satisfactorily level (no certification of degree required.) I can mumble in a few different languages, but I really want to be fluent in at least two or three of those. There's things I want to accomplish and things I want to cook in the kitchen. I have a seriously long list!!!

My point is, this should only be one dream among many. Due to my age, or some other arbitrary circumstances, some of my dreams really are beyond reach. But just because I can't hit a few ports doesn't mean I'm gonna scuttle the whole damn ship. There's still a world full of stuff waiting on me (you, too!)

So, take this opportunity and run with it! Because that's just what it is. And by all means, hang around here, too. You've got a lot of life experience and who knows how much more knowledge... No telling who you might be able to help with what.

Regardless of all else, just make the most out of this opportunity!

Wishing ya all the best!

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
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