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Old 01-13-2012, 02:43 AM
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Started shoveling at 3PM till 3AM.

My guy and me are taking an hour break, then doing it all over again LOL.

Kill me now. Boots are soaked, and I've only got one pair = everyone should buy two pairs of winter boots.
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I feel for you Scott.
I just finished a 6 hour shift at my day job then 5 hour doing snow slept a few hours then back out to do clean up. Take it easy pace yourself.
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Come down here, I'll give you all the money in the world.

My guy wont answer his phone (dead asleep), and other contacts aren't interested.

I need four guys, and now I'm alone again. I am actually very angry.


WHERE DID ALL THE MANLY MEN GO? All the punks my age wanna work as cashiers or something... psh...


My body REALLY wants to go to sleep, but I can't afford it. I'm supposed to be on the road now and I can't find a damn soul to work with me.



If I work alone, I will have to work EXACTLY 24 more hours straight. With a helper, we can do it around 12-13 hours with this kind of snow. I'm losing my mind.
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When I saw this post, I was happy to hear you had a helper and I was going to ask how all that was working out.

Now I am not sure if I should ask you anything about that
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We were "bracing" for up to 3" overnight. LOL!

We got a dusting - maybe an inch or so, with gusty winds.
Not even enough to prompt the old ladies to pick up the phone to ask me to come over.
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I just got home for a much needed break. It's exactly 10:00PM, and I will be trying to rest until 1AM.

This is murder.

I started work at 3PM yesterday till today at 10PM, considering I sleep.. How many hours is that? I'm not even done, and I will most likely have to work till the afternoon of tomorrow!

Already I need a vacation, lol.
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Started shoveling at 3PM till 3AM.

My guy and me are taking an hour break, then doing it all over again LOL.

Kill me now. Boots are soaked, and I've only got one pair = everyone should buy two pairs of winter boots.
You should see the inside of my truck, packed with extra stuff. I learned hard over the years. I always carry:

three extra coats
three pairs of gloves
three hats
food
two sets of clothes to change into (t-shirts, hoodies, jeans, socks, underwear)
an extra pair of boots

I feel your pain though, I started at 3am and got done around 6pm. Going back out tomorrow morning again for touch ups. I am lucky that it will probably only be a 5 hour day (fingers crossed). The worst thought tonight was when I got home and was dead tired, but the wife told me to get my butt out there and do our driveway. Keep in mind our driveway is around 1/4 mile long.
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We are all going to die.


LOL


Picture 1: My helper and me after completing our route.


Picture 2: Reality. 95% of the work we had done, was for nothing.


Picture 3: My face, when I realize we have to do it all over again.
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It was 65 degrees here today... The grass is still growing and leaves are still falling. Good luck!
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