Winter - Spring 2018
Moo friends. The Tropicow is in the thick of cruise ship season and developing the logistics base in Tampa alongside a new marine delivery paradigm that will see him spending more time in the ports.
Casual Saturday in the office, 6 January 2018
Tropic Oil and Tropic Transportation are now delivering oil in ports from Jacksonville to Key West as ExxonMobil has expanded our territory. We have necessarily contracted with local neighbor Ryder Corporation to increase our fleet 50% and are realizing efficiencies of scale unknown before.
Growing always creates responsibility cracks and span of control issues, so the Cow has been hustling to stay ahead of emerging problems on both the regulatory and logistic fronts. It is challenging, but very interesting to take the blame for 3/4 of the company under bovine supervision. "To err is human, to forgive . . . bovine.
Specialty hydraulic fluid tank installation
Poca and Boy boxing, 6 January 2018
Boy has just memorized every one of the words for the 2018 Scripts Spelling Bee.
The fifth grade competition is 23 January. He will win again this year.
Driver rolls a transport fully-loaded with diesel Saturday afternoon...
...forcing the Cow to work on-site into the next morning
Laying on the valves, it was necessary to drill into the side to remove the fuel
It got very cold on January 6th
Tacos on the patio in Coral Gables, 15 January
The taco monster...
...and not just tacos.
The Cow decided to convert the dining room (which isn't used) into a classroom.
Boy wins 5th grade Spelling Bee on 23 Jan 2018
He's so happy to be done practicing with the Cow...
...and the Cow can go back to lifting heavy beers...
Boy ate too much lunch and bailed on seafood...
Bring your pest to work day, 2 Feb 18
Took Boy to trampoline center to play dodgeball...
...boys who spend too much time on computers fatigue quickly.
The President's bike
Poca bought this shirt as a Valentine's Day present
The Cow was having a nice day until a client appeared with a massive gasoline leak...
...and the Cow put on his angry face!
Salsa until 4AM
Cow can't keep up
With Cow's friend Shawn, President of Maxum Oil, Panama
Happy Birthday, Poca!
Dinner at Cafe Abracci with the CEO
Sushi without Boy!
The Cow planted seven varieties of tomatoes in Miracle Grow on 1 March.
Above is nine days later.
On 1 April, they look like this.
This Page Updated: 17 April 2018