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Dad meets a “Bear.”

Posted By Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.

Posted on 2022-11-10 08:41:43

Now, Dad was quite a man, and being an ex-serviceman who had gone ashore on D-Day, he wasn’t scared of much, but I rem....Read more

Eastbound

Posted By Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.

Posted on 2022-09-12 15:06:07

He loaded up and rolled away eastbound through the night,His big old diesel running hard and the headlights burning brig....Read more

I learned a New Trick

Posted By Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.

Posted on 2022-07-11 22:11:54

Fred, Dad and I had an evening off, and Dad wanted to take in the sale at the local Auction Barn to see if there were an....Read more

How I Write

Posted By Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.

Posted on 2022-05-12 17:09:40

Several people have asked me how I came up with the ideas for my poems, so I thought I might take a little time to expla....Read more

Loading Heavy Equipment

Posted By Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.

Posted on 2021-09-10 16:31:18

Dad and I delivered a load of machinery to the Vancouver docks, and the next morning I was sitting down to a good bre....Read more

Flood of 60

Posted By Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.

Posted on 2021-07-13 15:15:46

It was a Friday, and I had just come home from school when I got a phone call from my buddy Fred. He wanted Dad and m....Read more

Distracted Driver

Posted By Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.

Posted on 2021-05-19 16:17:40

It was a fine Sunday in July, and we had just got back from church, and, except for the necessary chores, we planned on ....Read more

Cold Trip

Posted By Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.

Posted on 2021-03-19 17:36:34

It was January, and I loaded up with wood moulding in Yakima, Washington and headed for Alexandria, Ontario. I crossed t....Read more

How to get Time Off

Posted By Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.

Posted on 2021-01-14 06:34:08

I had spent all week working in the pit repairing one machine after another and was looking forward to a couple of days ....Read more

Life goes on

Posted By Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.

Posted on 2020-09-05 14:10:25

Sometimes our trucking life and the interaction with people we meet along the way have unexpected consequences - this is....Read more