Sad Day For My Family Today

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Moe's Comment
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Today i got a message from my mother that one of our family dogs had to be put over the rainbow Bridge. 🌈 She was a cute little mix of pomeranian and chiwawa. Even tempered. Its been hard on mom too and it looks like the other doggy may not be far behind, both were old. Just asking good thoughts.

I'm parked at loves in Tacoma WA off Port of Tacoma road, you know the drill shipper running behind load was supposed to be ready at 10, I showed up at 900 and load wont be ready till 1300 or 1330 or so. Had coffee and took a nap. Now just catching up on other things.

Thanks for the good thoughts. I'll talk to yall later

Shipper:

The customer who is shipping the freight. This is where the driver will pick up a load and then deliver it to the receiver or consignee.

Old School's Comment
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It's always great to hear from you Moe!

I'm sorry about your dog. It's always hard when we lose a much loved pet. Animals have always been a big part of my family, so I understand the feeling of loss.

Moe's Comment
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Thank you sir! It's been a wonderful rode out here so far, filled with ups and downs. Latelt it seems old scratch (the devil) has been coming after my family hard, mom was also denied her shoulder surgery due to insurance company policy BS and she is in alot of pain, my brother hurt his back due to being rear ended. He knows that my family is a weakness for me, will I flail about in this new adventure or stay the course and grow.

Side note, I did explain all this to my DM and I do have a reset coming up next week so I can get home and be around folks for at least a day and half or so, the terminal is only 40 miles roughly from my apartment.

After that I am out for another 2 to 3 weeks before any significant hometime. Im experiencing daily vicotires in trucking now, and uts getting easier bit by bit to do this. Today I actually did a 90 with little effort at a tight receiver dock and last night I had to do a blind side 90 at a lowes store LOL. Safe and secure. Plenty of GRAYLING.

Thank you for your kind words brother

Moe

It's always great to hear from you Moe!

I'm sorry about your dog. It's always hard when we lose a much loved pet. Animals have always been a big part of my family, so I understand the feeling of loss.

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.
PJ's Comment
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Our prayers are with you and your family Moe. Pets become a real part of the family.

Glad your doing well getting back out here. Keep up the good work sir!!

Gabe M.'s Comment
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Prayers up and good thoughts Moe. I live in Roseburg Oregon. I really like this blog, and although I'm not a trucker, I really enjoy reading the posts and looking at the pictures. The Trucker camaraderie and situations encountered remind me of many that I experienced during my time in the Military. I'm a life long dog lover. August before last, I lost two, one old and one young, a month apart. Very tough. Wishing and hoping the best for you, good Sir. Take care and Godspeed.

Today i got a message from my mother that one of our family dogs had to be put over the rainbow Bridge. 🌈 She was a cute little mix of pomeranian and chiwawa. Even tempered. Its been hard on mom too and it looks like the other doggy may not be far behind, both were old. Just asking good thoughts.

I'm parked at loves in Tacoma WA off Port of Tacoma road, you know the drill shipper running behind load was supposed to be ready at 10, I showed up at 900 and load wont be ready till 1300 or 1330 or so. Had coffee and took a nap. Now just catching up on other things.

Thanks for the good thoughts. I'll talk to yall later

Shipper:

The customer who is shipping the freight. This is where the driver will pick up a load and then deliver it to the receiver or consignee.

Davy A.'s Comment
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Sorry to hear, Know that you gave him a wonderful life and something my vet told me on my last one I had to have put down, Its a gift and a burden we carry to end their suffering and let them cross the bridge in peace. Its been a few months and I still miss mine terribly bad. love and respect.

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Moe,

My condolences for sure.

Our doggo is aging up .. slowly but surely....and I hate this. I'm so sorry.

Seems like YOU are doing awesome yourself, however; I'm super glad to hear this part!

~ Anne ~

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