Geri Roskopf’s Blog

Job Description

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

Having a small tow company, I seem to wear many hats during the day. I wonder what type of employment ad I would have to put in the paper for my job and position? The candidate would need excellent customer service, telephone, clerical and multi-tasking skills […]

Tow Truck Driver Tells It Like It Is

Apr 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I was looking at the Tow Times website and noticed an article under the News Update section about a tow truck driver from Arkansas, John “Bopper” Richardson.- In the interview, John explained that his grandfather called him Bopper when he was a kid and the […]

Spring Cleaning

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

The calendar says spring has sprung and yes, it is a bit warmer — plenty of blue skies and sunshine anyway — and I have to admit I do feel I have a little more “spring” to my step (must be because I’m getting a […]

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 […]