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tiedeman 11-11-2006 12:36 PM

Well, we receive our first actual snow of about an inch last night. We received about a 1/2 inch back in October, but nothing serious. I was up at 4am this morning doing two commercial accounts.

Steve 11-11-2006 07:50 PM

Sweet ! The season has begun!

tiedeman 11-12-2006 09:03 PM

I actually dread the snow removal season. I lose sleep doing the winter months. I am usually very bored as well

Steve 11-13-2006 02:54 PM

Do you ever have thoughts on what you would rather be doing?

Billz 11-13-2006 05:04 PM

I also hate snowplow season!!

tiedeman 11-13-2006 05:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by [b
Quote[/b] (Team Gopher @ Nov. 13 2006,3:54)]Do you ever have thoughts on what you would rather be doing?

I think that I would rather do a couple of things:

1. *Just do salting, not snow removal for commercial accounts
2. *Maybe do holiday lights
3. *Just take the winter off

tiedeman 11-13-2006 05:38 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by [b
Quote[/b] (Billz @ Nov. 13 2006,6:04)]I also hate snowplow season!!

I lose so much sleep during the snow removal season. I can not make any plans at all. I have a wedding on the 29th and 30th down state, and I am dreading that because what happens if it snows while I am gone. Not only will I lose money, but perhaps lose customers that will be mad that I wasn't here.

Billz 11-21-2006 12:11 PM

yep, I missed the last 2 Thanksgivings with my family from plowing...half the winter I am waking up every hour to look outside, watching every forcast I can, and they are still all wrong. I would rather get a part time job with set hours than plow. No plans for 5 months is hard on my family too.

tiedeman 11-22-2006 09:24 PM

Yes, the worst is losing the sleep. During the winter months I want to do nothing but sit at home and watch tv because I have such horrible seasonsal depression


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