January 4th, 2022


It’s been damn cold here this past week. A couple of days ago it was 6°F and below zero wind chills and it has lingered a few days. It is going to be cold again this week. I got my big propane tank filled yesterday so it lasted pretty well through this nonsense. Staying nice … Continue reading January 4th, 2022

December 31st, 2021


I’m just not sure about the use of “personal” and “industrial” in the same sentence about lubricants. Well, good riddance to 2021. I don’t know about any of you, but I’m certainly looking forward to having a MUCH better year in 2022. Stay safe and healthy, and here’s to an improved new year!

December 23rd, 2021


Happy Festivus! I’ve been laying low lately, resting up from last week’s driveathon. I’m not adjusting to the time zone difference very well yet so I end up staying up later than normal. Its been pretty cold at night and starts to get that way as soon as the sun sets. Trailer is staying warm … Continue reading December 23rd, 2021

December 15th, 2021 – Trip wrap-up


They weren’t kidding Well I made it back. Today’s drive was a battle against a crosswind that was probably 60 MPH most of the way and it was ferocious in places. The winds on the way down from WA into OR and CA knocked a half MPG off my gas mileage, so on top of … Continue reading December 15th, 2021 – Trip wrap-up

December 14th, 2021


I think I have only one more night (tonight) in a hotel and I’ll be back to the trailer. And saving some money. Yikes! As I sit here composing this post in my hotel, I have the weather on in the background. The very route I came this far on is getting blasted with winter … Continue reading December 14th, 2021