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Old 02-27-2012, 09:46 PM
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... I should have gone to work a few hours ago...

I'm about ready for bed.. lol... crap..



Not sure what I'm going to do. We are expecting more snow, and it's just a complete pain in the arse never being able to finish and get a good nights rest, rest where your aches and pains heal.
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been out once this year and that was in Oct. Tempting to sell the plow truck and use the money for new lawn equipment
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It sounds to me like cheese would of done just fine with a per push arrangement .With an anal contract ,the more times he goes to work,the less money he makes .He also cant just tell his "best" customers to go jump in the lake when they bother him ,check his other recent threads ,he has some "wonderfull" customers but is married to them for the entire season .They are called anal customers ,what else would anybody call the guy that wants cheese to salt his yard daily and calls him repeatedly to ask if he is going to show up .
Now ,if the cheesemeister did the shovelling per snowfall ,he has gone out 15 times already this season with more to come ,and when the anal dude called him repeatedly ,cheese himself could of ended it right then and there and went back to sleep on his couch .It sounds like he has had enough snow events to have eaten well all winter .
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The income I receive for the entire season for walkways is approx $10,680.46. (as a sub contractor)

I personally don't keep track of my hours, but my assistant just got back to me with his. My assistant says he's worked a total of 84 hours which I actually thought to be pretty low surprisingly. Each outing takes about 12 hours to complete.

84hrs divided by 12 = 7 total outings.

I spend about $50 on gas per outing, = - $350.

I'm sure I have personally been out more than 7 times, most likely without my assistant.
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