Many of my longsuffering readers know that I am a bus driver and driver trainer for the local school district. Previously, I have blogged a few posts related to work and theological lessons from interactions on the job….. Grouped as ‘Tales from the bus,’ this is another such missive.
Lately, we have been critically short of drivers due to a number of irrelevant factors. Long story short, several driver’s recent bouts with a stomach bug has left us scrambling each day to get children home. Routes are being piecemealed between drivers who are willing to pull double duty or drive sections that border their normal routes, then a couple staff members in the office get to pick up the rest. “Adventure” would be an understatement.
This afternoon I was assigned two short elementary routes that I whipped out before racing to the high school to pick up two routes of high schoolers. To keep from confusing the elementary students, I used their bus, but placed large prominent numbers on the bus for the two high school routes. The signs clearly said, ‘1 & 5‘. Continue reading “Tales from the bus. Missed….”