My road in life has taken me all over.
The day I turned 16, I went to the Department of Motor Vehicles, took and passed my drivers test.
Prior to that, I drove with my dad as much as I could to get comfortable.
While growing up on a farm I learned to drive large vehicles.
When I got married, my husband taught me how to drive and back up a pickup and boat trailer.


Transit Driver / Back Up Dispatcher

I drive public transit, getting people from point A to point B.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Being Creative

Day to Day

Picking up and delivering passengers to their destinations safely. Making sure my bus is operationally sound to make it through the shift, by completing a pre trip inspection. Enjoying friendly conversation with my passengers.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

Get your drivers license and maintain a good driving record until you are 21 and have 5 years of driving experience.

Recommended Education

My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead:


The Noise I Shed

From Myself:

"My junior year of high school, I apply for business college in Portland and scheduled a visit with my parents and college representative. When the visit was over, my parents said, "we don't think you will be successful" and that has been my mantra since."

Challenges I Overcame

Learning Issues
Drugs / Addiction