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Resources for Motorcoach Operators

There are numerous products I’ve used over the years that make my every-day life as a motorcoach operator just a little easier. Many of my most favorite products I’ve added to the Resources page on this website. I’m very careful how I spend my money; I’m not always looking for the least expensive product, but rather for the best value. Quality of life is important to me. Research is an important part of my product purchases. I’m sure the same is true of you. Those values have factored highly in…

EightWheels.com Now Brings You Here

Way back in 2004, I started a website and blog for motorcoach drivers— “EightWheels…On the Road.” It was at eightwheels.com. After more than eight years, in 2012 I mostly abandoned it—I never took it down, as some of the information was (and still is) useful, but my priorities changed, technology changed, and I didn’t continue updating the site. I still own the EIGHTWHEELS.COM domain, of course, and decided to move everything to this site, which is much more modern, up to date technology-wise, easier to maintain, and supports my podcasting…

What Is a Podcast?

Since I recently became a podcaster, I’ve become acutely aware that there are many people who don’t know what a podcast is, or have never listened to one. First, what a podcast is NOT: It is not a VLOG (video log); it is not something you watch. It is not a post on YouTube (okay, some podcasts are posted on YouTube, but they’re in a small minority). What a podcast IS: A podcast is similar to talk radio, but on demand. It’s a series of spoken, audio episodes, often focused…