Geri Roskopf’s Blog

March Madness

Mar 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

There was loud cheering and high-fiving when the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Panther’s basketball team recently won their game and are now in the NCAA College Basketball Tournament. It’s even sweeter because the team was considered an underdog all season. Go Panthers! I think any […]

Can You Hold Please?

Mar 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I heard a comment the other day from someone who said they miss the “hold” button on their smart phone. I totally agree. Sometimes it feels really good to say to the person on the other end of the phone: “Can you hold please?” Don’t […]

I Don’t Know and I Don’t Care

Feb 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

The towing profession does not help one have a healthy diet. When my kids were younger I usually sat down to eat with them at each meal. I made sure they had a good breakfast, a well-balanced lunch and a nice dinner. Although my husband […]

Hiding Under the Covers

Feb 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Ever have days when you wake up in the morning, groan and want to hide under the covers? Being the owner and boss of a towing company is not always a picnic. Sometimes we’re faced with unexpected news and — like it or not — […]

St. Valentine’s Day

Feb 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

St. Valentine was a third century priest who, as legend has it, secretly married Christian couples so husbands didn’t have to go to war. Because he did not renounce his faith, St. Valentine was arrested, beaten with clubs and executed on February 14. The celebrating […]

That’s My Story

Feb 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Everyone has a story to tell. Storytellers are not just the mythical characters who dress up and read stories to children at the local library or bookstore. Musicians, politicians, screenplay writers, business leaders and of course — customers — are storytellers. We’re all storytellers. You […]

All in the Family

Jan 31st, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Weather has always been a good topic when starting a conversation, but it seems no matter where you live in the United States, for the past couple of weeks it has become the main topic of conversation. Georgia was the latest state to be featured […]

“I Not!”

Jan 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Country singer Phil Vassar sings a song titled “Don’t Miss Your life.” It’s the story of a man on a plane working on his laptop and an older man sitting next to him says, “Sorry to intrude. Thirty years ago my busy friend, I was […]

What’s Your Futureview?

Jan 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Generally, most people don’t like change. I could use a change in my surroundings of cold temps and white snow. A nice, sunny beach sounds really good about now. I think the change people don’t like is when you don’t see something coming — “out […]

I’m Tired!

Jan 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

With the wicked wind chill temps of 45 below zero for the past couple of days, our little towing business has been busy. So busy, it got to the point where I was either scheduling the calls for some time the next day or turning […]