2018-08-17: Tonight I drove Rides #874-878. Two different parties were going...

2018-08-15: It’s been quite a while since I logged any Lyft...

2018-05-05: Ride #785. A trek across the Columbia River to Camas,...

2018-05-05: I woke up earlier than planned and decided to make...

2018-05-02: Ride #777. My sister Judy is in town. She thought...

2018-05-01: Ride #776. A young couple who stayed up all night...

2018-05-01: Ride #772. An elderly couple. She’s got a cane. I...

2018-05-01: Ride #770. A guy who lived on the same block...

2018-05-01: (Of course, posting that you haven’t gotten a ping in...

2018-05-01: In general, Lyft has been pretty busy, and I haven’t...

2018-02-10: Ride #676, 677, 678, 679. Surprisingly busy for Sat. afternoon,...

2018-02-06: Ride #673. I took a passenger to the shipyard at...

2018-02-04: Ride #667. It’s Super Bowl Sunday. Dropped a couple off...

2018-02-01: Review from either Ride #663 or Ride #664: “Very kind.”...

2018-01-29: Ride #657. A perfect storm that every Lyft driver dreads:...

2018-01-26: Friday report card: my first perfect all 5 ⭐️! Only...

2018-01-26: Ride #645. Passenger Adam and I have a mutual friend...

2018-01-21: Ride #630. Nice guy on his way to volunteer at...

2018-01-21: Ride #627 UNC! UNC! (I picked up a fellow Chapel...

2018-01-20: Also in my weekly report card: flags for safety and...

2018-01-20: Weekly report card! “Best driver ever!” = the nicest comment...

2018-01-18: Ride #617. Got a late start. It’s mid-morning, typically a...

2018-01-17: PS. It might surprise you to know that the Wag...

2018-01-17: I decided to sign up for Wag! our of a...

2018-01-05: Power Driver Bonus: I was shooting for it this week,...

2018-01-03: NOT Ride #606. A father with two toddlers, no car...

2018-01-02: Ride #589. She answered “Not very well” to my greeting...

2018-01-01: People who need to get to the airport + people...

2018-01-01: I decided to call it a night at 10 pm....

2017-12-31: New Year’s Eve is supposedly the biggest night for driving....

2017-12-28: Day 5 of no Lyft driving. We have a doctor’s...

2017-12-26: Day 3 of no new Lyft Shifts. Freezing temperatures, snow...

2017-12-23: Lyft is like a video game, thanks to the Power...

2017-12-23: Weekly report card! Nice comment and almost all 5⭐️ ratings....

2017-12-22: Wicked pothole. The jolt knocked my iPhone off its holder....

2017-12-22: (For those counting along at home, I skipped posts for...

2017-12-22: Ride #563. Early morning pickup. A young guy who does...

2017-12-20: Gave my first Lyft Line ride tonight, just one hour...

2017-12-19: Speaking of the holiday spirit, the tips are better too!...

2017-12-19: I started with Lyft last January, so this is my...

2017-12-11: Drat. They are bringing the Lyft Line option to Portland....

2017-12-11: Headed back to Portland after a quick visit to NYC....

2017-12-11: Exciting news coming from Lyft? I RSVP’d for the info...

2017-12-09: The good news in the Friday report card is that...

2017-12-09: Friday report card. Sigh. Drivers have no control over the...

2017-12-07: In NYC for a quick visit, and I’m traveling old...

2017-12-06: Rides #490, #491. Sometimes I’m a fount of recommendations that...

2017-12-05: I must be doing something right today. 5 out of...

2017-12-05: Speaking of ratings… did you know that Lyft drivers must...

2017-12-05: **Ride #488, 489. ** Basic short rides downtown to Starbucks,...

2017-12-04: Last week’s earnings details: $389, 44 rides, 30 hours logged...

2017-12-04: Tipping rideshare drivers is a subject I need more than...

2017-12-04: Ride #487. A nice couple from LA, bound for the...

2017-12-03: The conclusion of our story: I picked up a guy...

2017-12-03: On my way to pick up my passenger. I’ll give...

2017-12-03: Passed the two-hour mark waiting in the Lyft airport queue....

2017-12-03: Ride #486. Yesterday it finally happened. Portland is like a...

2017-12-03: Update. I’ve moved up 4 places in 44 mins.🤦‍♀️ There...

2017-12-03: Ride #484, 485 Dropped a passenger off at Union Station...

2017-12-03: Update: I’m #11 after 50 minutes. That’s about 4 minutes...

2017-12-03: Early on I swore off the holding lot because of...

2017-12-03: I’m at the airport after an early morning dropoff. I...

2017-12-02: Ride #479, 480, 481. Routine rides: Pearl District, Airport, Wayside...

2017-12-02: Ride #478. Some people keep you waiting. That’s OK. Lyft...

2017-12-01: Ride #477. I usually don’t like it when someone talks...

2017-12-01: Ride #476. Pleasant airport ride. Woman on her way to...

2017-12-01: Friday is Lyft report card day. My ratings have been...

2017-12-01: Rides #473, #474, #475. Transporting people to do fun things...

2017-11-30: Ride #472. Visitors from London going to the other side...

2017-11-30: Ride #471. A friendly 20-something woman from the Midwest talks...

2017-11-29: If you live in a city known as Bridgetown, you’re...

2017-11-29: Ride #470. Quick trip downtown. Destination is on a busy...

2017-11-29: Ride #469. Passenger headed downtown to catch the Bolt bus...

2017-11-28: When I started in January, I said I’d do 100...

2017-11-28: Ride #467 and #468. One passenger to the airport, and...

2017-11-28: Ride #466. A straightforward morning rush drive downtown becomes a...

2017-11-27: Got up at 5:30 am to catch some early rides...