Geri Roskopf’s Blog

“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 […]

A Happier New Year

Jan 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

My morning started with a phone call from a lady who wanted to know about the accident damage to her Toyota Rav 4. She was taken to the hospital and didn’t get to see her vehicle. She wasn’t sure if she had insurance because she […]

Looking to the New Year

Dec 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

The Packers won their last game of the season and are in the playoffs — what a way to end the year. But as I look back over 2013, lots of changing events in my life and some of my goals and objectives were not […]

O’ Where O’ Where Has My Little Dog Gone?

Dec 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

If you are a pet lover, you know how it seems like they almost become part of your family. Your pet is a companion and friend — and a welcome sight after a long day at the office. There was a major pile-up on the […]

Should I or Shouldn’t I?

Dec 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

It started as a sore throat, then a stuffed-up nose and ear ache and ended up with coughing and constant blowing of the nose and sounding like a fog horn making everyone I talked to say, “Boy, you sound awful.” Well … I feel awful. […]

All in a Day’s Work

Nov 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

When you’re in a towing business, there are a certain amount of emotions you deal with from customers: Frustration — because their vehicle won’t start and they need to get to a doctor’s appointment, or their vehicle needs to be towed for repair and they’ll […]

The Rules Are Changing

Nov 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

“Over the years, regulations have added still more complexity to fleet operations, and the most recent regulations have only had a multiplier effect. I don’t know how fleets do it, frankly,” says Richard P. Schweitzer, general counsel for the National Private Truck Council. The above […]

When the Boss Is Out of the Office

Nov 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I am pretty sure when my husband and I are out of the office — whether for an hour or a couple of days — our employees shout yahoo! Kind of like “when the cat’s away, the mouse will play.” Well today I feel like […]