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The One Thing we can do Today to Get out of our Funk.

Go 24 hours without complaining about anything. That means even to yourself. This is not an easy task. A lot of us may have already mastered the art of not bitching to everyone around us, but if we pay attention…
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The 5 Habits of Highly Responsive Partners.

Good, long-lasting relationships rely on many different variables, and this advice is by no means foolproof. Without attraction, passion, and common vision, these steps will only work so well. If, however, you remember a time when you couldn’t stop thinking…

Truck Stop Troubadour Volume 21-Growing

A wise old professor once said to me, when everything in my life was crumbling to shit, "Don't worry. This too shall pass."  A month later when everything started to click perfectly, I ran to his office to tell him…

Truck Stop Troubadour Volume 18-The Science Of Misery

Most people go through life--myself included--without sitting down and really mapping out their values in any meaningful way.  People have done it for centuries and far be it for me to rob people of their God given right to be…

Truck Stop Troubadour Volume 17-Existential Crisis

I began taking Magnesium as a supplement awhile ago because it has a mysterious property that calms the mind of those afflicted with vivid,
visceral, terrible dreams and makes it so that we either don't have them or at least…

Truck Stop Troubadour Volume 16- Railroaded

Like most new truck drivers, I began my career as an over the road driver, sleeping in my truck's "sleeper compartment"and showering and eating at truck stops.
Now you can be as anti-social as you want but you are never…

Truck Stop Troubadour Volume 15-Weekend Warrior

  I have been reading "Born To Run" by Bruce Springsteen and there was this one line that hit me kind of hard.  He said that he had to do this thing or that thing or whatever it was because he…

Truck Stop Troubadour Volume 14- Thanksgiving

I realize I began this blog with a promise that I would be consistent and dedicated, but alas! life is so complicated at times.  I noticed it has been two months since I wrote Part Seven of The Origins of…