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Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Hi everyone, it's true I have been absent for a while. So let me catch everyone up to date.

In April of 2019 I was in Texas when I hurt myself while swapping trailers at Prime's drop yard in Dallas. As it turns out, I herniated several discs in my lower back. So I was out until I was released back to work in July.

Since I was a lease driver for Prime, I was required to give up my lease because of circumstances I will not discuss here.

So I pulled containers out of the ports here for my buddy Steve Marshall (some folks may remember him here on the forum) until I was offered another deal that paid way better.

In September I was offered a job hauling blocks of marble from Colorado to Houston TX guaranteed a minimum of $1500/week. So here I go to Colorado driving an 18 speed KW T660 in the mountains to Houston.

Now keep in mind I had been driving an automated transmissions for Prime the last two years and had never driven an 18 speed, so what a learning curve that was initially. So in doing so, I managed to hurt my right shoulder (as it turns out I ended up getting 2 surgeries and 3 rounds of physical therapy 2 to fix my shoulder).

So now I'm out for the most part until November 2020. In the mean time I got my passenger and school bus certifications and was driving school bus for Chesapeake public school until everything was shut down because of Covid19.

Since the public schools here in VA was so undecided about when or if to open back in September, i and my wife were offered jobs driving bus for a private school the end of August since they needed 2 drivers for their fleet of 8 busses. So that's what I have been doing.

What a ride it's been, but I'm still driving and kicking. So all is good for the time being.

How are the busses going, Ernie? Covid affected, perhaps?? Our schools went all REMOTE in the country here in Ohio.

Miss your wit and wisdom!!!!

~ Anne ~


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