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Friday Fun

Feb 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

While these quotes and sayings are not specifically related to towing, I thought they might bring a little fun to Friday: Who teaches learns. Attitude is not about whether the glass if half full or half empty, it’s about who is paying for the next […]

Who Knew?

Feb 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Find the menu at a local restaurant. Which team won the first Super Bowl? How to bake a pumpkin pie? Using Google gives you instant information at your fingertips. Who needs a dictionary, cookbook or map anymore?Just Google it. I was trying to come up […]

From Every Change in Life

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Do you sometimes feel there are days when you should’ve stayed in bed? Days when you can’t face the world and all of the problems it throws at you? Days when you wonder how much you can bear and still keep a smile on your […]

Say What? — Really?

Feb 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Does it seem like unbelievable news comes in streaks? And after hearing it you think to yourself: “Say what — really?”   I received a phone call that a fellow tower was in the hospital. Another call came a few days later notifying me that he’d […]

I Need a Carrot

Jan 30th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I’m in a rut. Just don’t have energy to do anything. I need some kind of carrot or incentive to get me going as I look at all of the stuff I should and need to be doing – like boxing up and putting away the end-of-the-year […]

I Can’t Do it All by Myself

Jan 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I think I’m pretty organized, although if you saw my desk right now you might shake your head thinking “really?” Well… okay — at least it’s an organized mess. A few years back when I became the president of WTRAA, the Women of the Towing and Recovery […]

Sweet Dreams

Jan 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

  The towing and recovery profession — and running 24/7/365 — doesn’t always let you get a good night’s sleep. Inclement weather, being on call or short-staffed brings longer working hours to both owners and employees and literally results in little or no sleep. What really […]

The Numbers are Too High

Jan 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

When you go for your annual physical the doctor checks your overall health, which includes looking at your “numbers” for things such as blood pressure, weight, height and cholesterol. Then, after the review of those numbers, if they don’t fall within the guideline range of being […]

For Auld Lang Syne

Dec 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

The song Auld Lang Syne is a Scots poem written by Robert Burns in 1788. Revelers usually sing the song at the stroke of midnight on December 31st to bid farewell to the old year. The English translation idiomatically is “long, long ago, days gone […]

It’s a Special Time

Dec 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Holidays are special times to be with family and friends to celebrate, relax and have a good time. For those of you in the towing and recovery industry, how many of those holidays have you been able to do that? The schedule of 24/7 and […]