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Wednesday, January 16, 2008



Been getting into the upper 50's and low 60's. Okay, stop laughing. Remember there are no heaters in our houses and no insulation of any kind in the structures. The brisk winds we've been having finally calmed down and very few people own a coat, jacket, sweater or even a long sleeved shirt. I could normally raise the cab's temp but that only works when you actually have engine running. Its was so slow last night, that it was chilly just sitting and waiting for the phone to ring. I had dispatch duty last night and more cabs than we needed. The two lingering day drivers were gone by 9:00 PM. One night driver bailed at 11:30 PM and another at 12:30 AM. By 1:45 AM it was just me. The phone actually rang once during the dog-watch and added an additional $6.20 to a very paltry meter.

Had a concierge from one of the resorts in the cab and he said that his resort was booked solid but the guests weren't interested in leaving the property. Their "group" was providing all the meals and "things-to-do" right there. Heard that our day-shift is busy but these folks aren't venturing out after sunset. Do you think I can be adopted by a family from Somalia? Maybe a North Korean family will send me a CARE package? I do know that since the first of December, I have won the UK Lottery over 500 times and I've lost count of the riches that would come my way if I assisted the various people in Nigeria transfer monies out of their country.

Life is on the lean side.

6 fares / 92 miles / 1st quarter $100 bracket

It is so nice to have my internet connection back up. I'll admit it, I AM an addict.

Here are the remainder of the pics of Haleakala from Maui Action Photos: Mahalo, Van.

Get past lunch, today, and its all downhill to the weekend.





Over The Limit?
Please don't drink and drive

"Let's all be careful out there!"