Archive for April, 2011

Happy Geester!

Sunday, April 24th, 2011

The pair of wild Canada Geese in our back yard had 4 goslings last week. Today, on Easter Sunday, I got close enough for some pictures and some video.

In the spotlight

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Last week, a producer from MSNBC’s “Caught on Camera” contacted me about using my truck crash footage and about doing an interview.I was not so sure about doing a TV interview, but I couldn’t really think of any good reason not to do it, except that I probably would look like a dork. So I […]

Our new truck

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Today we bought our new truck – a 1998 Dodge Ram 2500 with a 5.9 liter Cummins 12-valve Diesel engine with 138,575 miles. This is a much better ride than the Ford – not just a “farm truck.” Better handling, more comfy interior … well suited for longer drives. And with the powerful Cummins Diesel […]

New truck – old truck

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

[DEUTSCH weiter unten … ] Saturday, we took Wally and Cleo out on a road-trip for the first time. We borrowed the truck and trailer from friends of ours. We wanted to check out the truck’s towing prowess as we were planning to buy it. We had done a test-run the previous weekend and loaded […]