I had a man flip be off because he didn’t use a turn signal? I was going strait he was turning (after his reaction it became apparent he was turning.) We can’t read your mind, use a signal. Otherwise it was a good day for deliveries. The Plated packages are in ruff shape. If the boxes can’t handle the weather now what will they look like by August? I may have a new chapter either tonight or tomorrow. I don’t want to rush it and F this up like the first book no one wants to read. Thank you for your time.
This was a very nice day to be out on the road making deliveries. So of course, there wasn’t much to deliver. If I hadn’t had to find a bad address and deal with an apartment building with a leasing office that opens at 9am I would have been done by 8:30am. The third of July is going to be interesting. So far about ten drivers have taken the day off. There may be only two or three drivers by then (including myself).
I am adding a new chapter in the Specialty Service today (just soon as I proof read it).
I will not have a new story tomorrow. My plan is to work on my book tonight. I will have two more chapters in this story with chapter 12 being in two parts. After chapter 12 part 2 I will take a break on this story and find a new one. As before I will take chapters 7 to 12 and make a PDF. Then I will take al 12 chapters and make one PDF. Thank you for your time.
Another good day in deliveries. I think I may have broken into a business today (ok not really). One of my stops was a pizza place. It was around 9am. The sign on the door said they opened at 10am but the open light was on and the door was unlocked. I walked in and no one was there. So, I scanned the package and left it on the counter. The day went well other than the fact that every other road in Medina is closed or down to one lane due to construction. I am going to add another story today just as soon as I proof read it, then I work on the book. Changing the format has helped a lot in working to finish it. Thank you for your time.
Happy Father’s Day to all those fathers out there. I am going to take my current work on the new book and change the format. From the 12-part fifty-chapter pain-in-the-ass fiasco to a more traditional format. This will mean the new book will be back on track and not 500,000 words long. Making this decision is helping me find that story again. Maybe someday I will write a story using that format. That is another day. my goal with this one is to make it better than the first (which won’t be difficult to do).
I work for a delivery company here in Akron, Ohio. We deliver for online companies (Walmart, Vita-cost, Blue Apron and more). So, unlike a Fed Ex or UPS we don’t advertise our existence. You only see us when we deliver to your home (for many not even then). We are all independent contractors using your own vehicles (some with vans most using cars). We are paid $1.81 per delivered package. In an average day, I deliver 50 packages making me around $91 per day. I also receive $20 a day as a bonus for delivering to Medina. Once the company takes back some of that in fees I make around $320 a week before taxes for what is easily a 9 hour a day or 45-hour work week. I love what I do and I also believe that what I do is necessary. As we are going toward this online economy we will need people to deliver our stuff. Companies like mine provide a cheaper alternative to the larger companies. It is why I have the nerve to ask for money on this site. I want to be able to do my job and write. If you like anything I write then thank you. I only ask that if you can please help a little. From say 25 cents to your kid’s college fund anything could help.
No new story today. I am sick. Massive headache and all my joints ache.
Another day of deliveries out in Medina. Very nice day for deliveries. The one complaint I would have to make is the fact that people need to learn how to drive. You don’t block intersections. You must use turn signals, YOU MUST STOP AT STOP SIGNS. YOU MUST STOP AT RED LIGHTS!!! Show people respect on the road. I want to work on the actual book I started (about a month ago) today. Every time I start something happens or I am called away. It has been so long I will have to read what I wrote just so I can follow my train of thought.
Today was hot. I started out on my route today around 7am with two bottles of water and two bottles of diet coke. I ended with an empty cooler. Hard to say if today went well I feel a little fried. My AC in the car doesn’t work so I must rely on open widows and the breeze.
I will post chapter 6 today then take the first 6 chapters and make a downloadable PDF (this is assuming I can do that on this site). As of right now my finished chapters end at 7. I will keep working on them but I won’t be posting them every day like this week.
P.S. Lakemore village pathed Mohican on Tuesday. It looks nice. We will see if the reworked road can handle the rain on the corner of Mohican and Osage.
Another good day out delivering in Medina, Ohio. It was hot today. Darn Hot. Traffic is still nuts. Some guy on route 224 nearly found himself caught between two semitrailers as he tried to pass between them. People you need to slow down in the construction zones or pay the price. There is a stretch of 224 with no place for a car to go in case of an emergency. As I type this it is raining. I hope it isn’t raining in Median. Nothing was bagged because the Weather Channel and the actual weather said no rain until later tonight.
Out today making deliveries in Media, Ohio. I must say I love the city and county of Medina. They take care of their roads (hint, hint nudge, nudge Lakemore). They have many wonderful parks and a small-town demeanor. As I drive around in my Mercury Grand Marquis delivering Vitacost, Fanatics and Walmart packages everyone waves and smiles. Not saying where but some communities they wave just one finger and it’s not to say I am number one. Tomorrow is the start of the food deliveries (Plated, Green Blender and Blue Apron). I am working on the new book today. I still don’t know if I am staying on the current format twelve part as months with each chapter as a day or rewriting it to a traditional format. As soon as I can I will post a new short story.
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