Trucking with Twins

Stephanie GrandestaffMile Markers, Uncategorized

What happens when you are an over-the-road driver and your wife has twins? Prime driver, Daniel Skidmore and wife, Kerry, recently faced this challenge when they welcomed a set of twins to their growing family. … Read More

TEAMWORK, ON AND OFF THE ROAD

Stephanie GrandestaffMile Markers

Anthony and Heidi Eck drive a truck together. Not only do they drive a truck together, they enjoy doing it. For some people this may seem risky. Spending 24/7 in the cab of an 18-wheeler … Read More

GOOD GRANDDADS AND GRANDMAS

Stephanie GrandestaffMile Markers

​I didn’t know my grandfathers, but I certainly knew my grandmothers. I grew up being close to them, not always geographically but always emotionally and relationally. Today, many decades after their deaths, I still remember … Read More

DECEMBER DEPLOYMENT & CHRISTMAS EVE

Stephanie GrandestaffMile Markers

In 2011, I was tasked with a deployment to Afghanistan. Thankfully, I had a few months’ notice, but my report date hit right before the Christmas holiday. My wife and I tried to soak in … Read More

A Different Kind of Christmas Tree

Stephanie GrandestaffMile Markers

As newlyweds, my husband and I moved to west Texas.  I was 23 and far from home.  The Saturday before Thanksgiving, my father died suddenly in the front yard of our Nashville home where I … Read More

Cultivating Thanksgiving

Stephanie GrandestaffMile Markers

As a kid, my favorite of all the Holidays was Thanksgiving. We always celebrated at my Grandparents’ house. It wasn’t out of the question to have 35-40 people gathered around five or six different tables. … Read More