What Do o.b. Tampons Have To Do With Truck Driver Recruiting?

June 6, 2011By FrancisUncategorized

(A WORD OF EXPLANATION: This post originally appeared on our other blog—which is focused entirely on truck driver recruiting. There are loads of posts I consider far more interesting than this one, but for some reason, it keeps popping-up in the blog’s stats among our Most-Read posts.) The best truck driver recruitment campaigns start with … Read More

Could I Get One More To Go?

June 3, 2011By FrancisCULTURE, Miscellaneous, Uncategorized

(Special thanks to Joe York, and the short film “Gus”,  for the image.) One Saturday morning in mid-April, my wife joined our son and me for one of our periodic bike trips from the house in Forest Park to Downtown and back. Along the way, we visited several of the places we often stop: Sloss … Read More

A R-eel Fish Story

June 3, 2011By FrancisUncategorized

The following article was originally printed September 3, 2009 in the Sea Breeze News—very possibly the wittiest small-town newspaper in the known universe. Two weeks ago a group of four men, Steve Hoyland Jr. with friends Bruce, Ken and Erik, set off on an overnight offshore fishing trip. They left at noon on a Tuesday … Read More