Eric Florack on August 17th, 2011

Wilton, NY- I’m here at a distribution center.  Actually, I wasn’t at the site for very long; I did what they call a “drop and hook”. Meaning, I dropped the trailer with a load and grabbed an empty trailer that one of the other drivers for my company dropped earlier. The advantage to this is […]

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Eric Florack on June 23rd, 2011

Denver, PA– Hot here today. My truck’s info center advises me it’s 90degrees out here in the parking lot. Like I needed that info, thanks very much, Truck. From here to Carlisle, PA, I think. UNEXPECTEDLY? There’s that word again in today’s headlines. In a report, the U.S. Department of Labor said the number of […]

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Eric Florack on May 4th, 2011

Kearny,NJ– I’m currently taking a break while my truck gets loaded, having driven down to Hicksville,LI  from Rochester,NY last night.   The truck was serviced yesterday, and I’m told lost more will be repaired on my day off on Friday. From here, I head back for Rochester, and home. I’m off on Friday for a day […]

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Eric Florack on April 17th, 2011

I’ve updated the core to WordPress 3.11 I’ve update the plugins that needed it, including an update to QuickCache which seems to have aided the speed. Auto-database backups are still running and doing well.  The database is backed up every few hours and sent to the big file server at Casa de Bit, along with […]

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davidl on March 21st, 2011

Would you believe that while Bit was trucking, I managed to recruit a new writer?    Well anyhow, without further introduction, I give you maiden post of Bitsblog’s neweset writer: I don’t oppose all wars. And I know that in this crowd today, there is no shortage of patriots, or of patriotism. What I am opposed […]

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Eric Florack on October 4th, 2010

From Gas2, comes the news of what the Obama Misadministration is now pushing: The Natural Resources Defense Council issued a statement that the EPA and DOT plan to push through regulation that demands automakers get a fleet-wide fuel economy average of up to 62 mpg by 2025. To which he adds: “sounds good to me”… this labeling […]

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Eric Florack on August 31st, 2010

Michelle Malkin, in reax to “The Speech” Barack Obama, 2002: What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war. What I am opposed to is the cynical attempt by Richard Perle and Paul Wolfowitz and other armchair, weekend warriors in this administration to shove their own […]

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