My Million Mile Chevy

During the summer of 1999, I was facing a career change. I was involved with a marketing business that produced a respectable income for the past several years, but that income stream began to evaporate. Here I am at age 52 trying to figure out how to get my financial legs back. Needing and finding a new career opportunity During the summer of 1999, I was facing a career change. I was involved with a marketing business that produced a respectable income for the past several years, but that income stream began to evaporate. While doing some errands in Dayton, Ohio that summer, I was thinking, what could I do? The question came to me: Well, John, what are you good at? Hmm, what am I good at? Here I am at age 52 trying to figure out how to get my financial legs back. On the way home that day, I happened to drive by the Dayton Airport, just outside of Vandalia, Ohio, and noticed airplanes taking off and landing at the Emery Hub, a large freight facility that has since been shut down. A few weeks earlier, I came across a man in my hometown who used his cargo van to haul freight out of the Emery hub. I drove over to the Emery hub, into the entrance and asked security if there was an expediting office...

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