Work?

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Re: Work?

PostBy: buffalo bob On: Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:01 pm

NoSmoke wrote:They don't put trail hitches on hearses now do they! :D


freetown fred wrote:Yeah Buddy, he who dies with the most toys, dies just like the rest of us. ;)


the hearse dont stop at the bank either
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Re: Work?

PostBy: samhill On: Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:21 pm

I had a good friend that had married his high school sweetheart, two great & beautiful little girls & used to work all kinds of hours & was never a slacker when there. He used to ask me to stay OT because we worked well together & both pulled our own weight but I would say I got a wife & a life & intend to enjoy both. Anyhow he ended up with Lou Gehrig's Disease, near the end he told me how he then wished he would have paid attention to me but at the time the money was just too good. As my wife always says (nurse & undertaker) from the day your born God only gives you a unknown amount of heartbeats so use them wisely, there are no guarantees in life. Looking back I could have made some different decisions in my life but hind sight is always 20/20 & you didn't know then what you know now so I most likely would do the same dumb a**ed things so no regrets, one can never go back.
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Re: Work?

PostBy: plumb-r On: Mon Dec 10, 2012 3:12 pm

I don't mind working to live, our government would prefer we live to work. Somebody has to support the 51% of the population thats on the take. I'm "entitled" to work,pay taxes, and die. :mad:
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Re: Work?

PostBy: freetown fred On: Mon Dec 10, 2012 5:45 pm

Hey sam, wouldn't Momma be doing a little conflict of interest there. :bang: :clap: toothy Hell, I wish I didn't know now, what I didn't know then. ;)
samhill wrote:I had a good friend that had married his high school sweetheart, two great & beautiful little girls & used to work all kinds of hours & was never a slacker when there. He used to ask me to stay OT because we worked well together & both pulled our own weight but I would say I got a wife & a life & intend to enjoy both. Anyhow he ended up with Lou Gehrig's Disease, near the end he told me how he then wished he would have paid attention to me but at the time the money was just too good. As my wife always says (nurse & undertaker) from the day your born God only gives you a unknown amount of heartbeats so use them wisely, there are no guarantees in life. Looking back I could have made some different decisions in my life but hind sight is always 20/20 & you didn't know then what you know now so I most likely would do the same dumb a**ed things so no regrets, one can never go back.
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Re: Work?

PostBy: Rwalker On: Mon Dec 10, 2012 6:51 pm

I get paid for 40 hours a week, that is what I work. Nothing more, but sometimes less as I use my vacation and personal time. I dont save it. Life is too short to spend it around inmates.

Work provides money to take care of my family and my hobbies. Period. Nothing more nothing less.
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Re: Work?

PostBy: Northern Maine On: Mon Dec 10, 2012 6:56 pm

Rwalker wrote:I get paid for 40 hours a week, that is what I work. Nothing more, but sometimes less as I use my vacation and personal time. I dont save it. Life is too short to spend it around inmates.

Work provides money to take care of my family and my hobbies. Period. Nothing more nothing less.


Great conecept! I agree 100%! :D I have a manager that tells me all the time that I should be saving my time of for when it's needed! My thought is...If I earned it and take it at my leisure...what does it matter if it is needed or not! If I did not need it, why would I take it!
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Re: Work?

PostBy: samhill On: Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:24 pm

Hey Fred, it used to shut some people up real quick when they found out, when I was cutting steel for a job & made a mistake I could just throw some weld on, if she really screwed up she could bury her mistake. :shock: :roll: Her nick-name was digger for a reason.
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Re: Work?

PostBy: freetown fred On: Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:02 pm

OUTSTANDING-our local cemetary guy has "Grave Digger" on the hood wind deflector on his p/u. ;)
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Re: Work?

PostBy: samhill On: Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:11 pm

One of my many part-time jobs was being a body snatcher for Allegheny County, got to work with & know Cyril Wecht (brilliant man), wasn't steady work & I got the really crap jobs but it was interesting. I could never figure why you needed either EMT or Medic Cert. to do it but it was interesting, got to see a lot of autopsies & learn alot.
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Re: Work?

PostBy: rouxzy On: Wed Dec 12, 2012 11:54 am

A few years back my wife was in a serious car accident that even with great insurance left us with huge medical bills. I have a full time job where I work 4 days on then 4 days off. I figured I could get a part time job to make some money to pay off our bills. Well, that part time job turned into full time and I did this for over 3 years. Got all the bills paid, put some money in the bank and thought about quitting but the money was great. After a while I finally left the second job. After having some time off I realized I worked the second job far too long, it was killing me. I came away from the experience with a couple of thoughts. If one doesn't need to work, then don't. Get your priorities in order, for me it is stay home and enjoy my family and freinds, life is way too short. This was also during a time when the job prospects were in the toilet for alot of people. My wife would ask me how is it alot of people are out of work but you find and work 2 full time jobs? This goes back to the way I was brought up. Anyone who really wants to work, will work, it may not be what they want to do but they will work.
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