davidl on January 1st, 2012

From the New York Times, via the Pundit of Poca and Daily Mail (WV): Fisker Automotive is recalling all 239 of its 2012 Karma luxury plug-in hybrid cars because of a fire hazard, according to a report filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Prices on the 2012 model start at $103,000, including the […]

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Utica, NY– I’m back.  In more ways than one. I spent the weekend here with my wife of 22 years, and had a wonderful time. Odd, that this was one of the first places I had to come to unload freight. It’s not as nice a place to be, as it was over the weekend. […]

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Eric Florack on November 7th, 2011

Carteret,NJ– I’m dropping  a load of canned veggies. I’ll camp out for the night, once that’s done. It’s getting colder at night, but thank God my Auxiliary Power unit is working fine. This will be a short week for me; My wife and I got married on 11-11-89.  That makes this Friday, 11-11-11, our 22nd […]

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Eric Florack on October 20th, 2011

Brunswick, NJ– I’m going up to Queens in the morning, then back into Jersey and then to Connecticut.  Drying out now, but cool. Truck is fine, and I am as well. Occupy Wall Street and the Chicago ’68 Riots I commend to your reading this article. The insights are very powerful. Fred Seigel makes the […]

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Eric Florack on October 14th, 2011

Jessup,MD– I’m here getting ready to grab a load bound for Syracuse, and then head home. I’ll be there by morning. Raining off and on across the northeast today. My poor truck doesn’t look quite so flashy with the much from the wet streets all over it again. That’s OK, I’ll wash it again once […]

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Eric Florack on October 3rd, 2011

Glen Cove, NY– I’m out on Long Island. Same ol’ Same Ol’. Buit of rain out here today, but not much. Supposed to be nicer midweek. My truck is back and repaired. All new drive tires..(8 of ’em) new shocks, brakes, etc. I love it; It handles like a new truck. Missing the obvious: I […]

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Eric Florack on September 29th, 2011

Duncanon,PA– I’m here for a rest break. I’ve got a different truck today since my usual one is in the shop… just fixing up my wish list, plus a few usual maintenance items. New tires, shocks, Oil change, lube, etc. I’ve been pounding on my ride for the last 6 months now, without much more […]

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Eric Florack on September 23rd, 2011

Queens, NY– I’m dropping a load here, and will run to Buffalo to grab next Monday’s load. Raining here, and will be raining at home by the time I get there. Really wanted to wash the truck, but…(shrug) What this “tax the rich” meme is really all about:  Krauthammer nails it A most revealing window […]

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davidl on May 1st, 2011

Obama Can’t, Victor Davis Hanson on the problem with the Obami, from RCP: [A] president who believes that modern cars get eight miles per gallon or need frequent tune-ups, and that proper tire inflation can substitute for drilling oil, has never run a business that hinged on having moderately priced gas to power a truck, […]

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Eric Florack on April 4th, 2011

Carlisle, PA– I’m at the truck stop in Carlisle as I write this. Getting comfortable in the new truck I’ve been assigned is an effort that has taken weeks… as I suspected it would. There’s still work to be done on it, but I find myself being very productive with it, and suspect this truck […]

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Eric Florack on March 20th, 2011

I’ve been taking pics of trucks and things that catch my eye, and thought I’d pass them on to you.

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Eric Florack on February 12th, 2011

This is a truck I caught outside Carlisle, PA. This picture doesn’t really do the truck justice, but you get the idea. The pictures above are all from one day in Southern NY around the Binghamton, NY area last week. Today that area saw temps in the low 60’s. A look at my old office, […]

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Eric Florack on February 8th, 2011

Rome, NY– As this is posted, I’m in the old Griffith Air Force base.  They’re using a whole bunch of the old base being used for industry, these days. One of the industries is a Family Dollar distribution center, to which I’m making a delivery. I came up from Dayton, NJ last night, and drove […]

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Eric Florack on February 6th, 2011

In an effort to be more involved with Bitsblog, I now have an app that allows me to post directly to the blog fom the phone. No laptop required.  Of course, I still need the time to post, but that should be less of a concern, now. I have been taking a number of pics […]

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Eric Florack on January 25th, 2011

Harrisburg, PA– As this is written, I’m at the TA in Harrisburg. I was supposed to be over by Albany by this time, but an equipment failure…. (flat tire) lost me four hours of drive time.  When things go mostly right, it’s easy to bitch about the small stuff. When there’s a bigtime fail… well, […]

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