Tales from the Driver’s Side: A Puking Good Time! Part one – Bring a bag.

Bring a bag. Everyone remembers their first time right? Well, this is no exception. I like going to some of the older, more historic cities in the area. Typically they are filled with beautiful art and all kinds of small town festivals. They usually have a good vibe and a peaceful feeling about them. I …

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Tales from the Driver’s Side: A Puking Good Time! (Intro)

  More often than not, every time a ride asks me if I have any “crazy stories,” it's usually followed by “like has anyone ever thrown up in here?” And how! But, I have a bunch of crazy stories. I have seen some weird things doing this job; but people always ask about the vomit. …

Tales from the Driver’s Side: Times I pushed it too far: Hallucinations (or were they?) Part two

Hallucinations (or were they?) part two. So, I saw a UFO. Now, hang on before I lose you, let me explain. For most of my life I've been drawn to the paranormal and the metaphysical; but never dove too deep into anything. I really got into things while researching for a book idea I had …

Tales from the Driver’s Side-Times I pushed it too far. Trying (and failing) to do the right thing, part one.

Trying (and failing) to do the right thing, part one. It had been a busy night in the big city, I got lost a few times, got called a communist, typical Saturday night. I did my usual stupidity and said “one more ride” at 3:30AM, over an hour from home. The request I got was …

Tales from the Driver’s Side: Times I pushed it too far. Blue Light Special, Part one.

Blue light special, part one. Driving in a major city with so many large outlying cities you can get stuck going from downtown to a city 30 minutes away and getting stuck doing rides in that city for hours, just trying to get back to familiar territory but not willing to turn down rides. I …

Tales from the Driver’s Side: Times I pushed it too far. (Intro)

The times I pushed it too far. (or: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.) With a job like this, and a desperate for business as I was, I found myself often pushing the hours and telling myself “One more ride.” One turns into two, three, etc. Several times I got too caught up and really needing to …

Tales from the Driver’s Side: Confessions of a ride share driver. (Intro)

So, I was a ride share driver for about seven months.  All of that time, I would constantly have passengers ask me for my craziest stories.  After a few weeks, I noticed that an odd amount of strange things were happening on my rides.  After talking to a couple of other drivers, I realized that …