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Old 07-22-2002, 01:11 AM
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Winter Income???

What do you full time guys do in the winter months? Only 3 months here in Houston. Not sure what I will do in my first offseason.
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Old 07-22-2002, 01:13 AM
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in the offseason i do leaf removal and landscape installs.. I put of the big installs to winter if it is a okay with costomer when i have the extra time and need the extra money.
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Old 07-22-2002, 01:30 AM
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2. "Would you like fries with that"
3. "Thank you for shopping K-Mart"

I shut down for Dec and Jan - take a vacation, do all repairs, visit pro-green expo, collect past due $, + all other prep, planning, and purchases for new season.

I did cover for a buddy that plows so he could take vacation, he sold out this year, I wont miss it a bit.

My brother works construction and a lot of those guys (around here) work retail at christmas time since weather slows work.
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Old 07-22-2002, 07:36 AM
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My monthly contracts cover me all year round.
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Old 07-22-2002, 08:31 AM
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I either work for Accountemps or substitute teach plus I am also a high school basketball referee...Of course here in Illinois the off season is much longer, usually November thru March..
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Old 07-22-2002, 02:07 PM
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This lawn care business is my side business.... I am a fulltime firefighter/paramedic. And I don't want anything to do with SNOW! Bad...

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Old 07-22-2002, 03:03 PM
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run numbers and football
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Old 07-22-2002, 04:38 PM
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Plowing was a flop last winter. I Might have to find a full time job this Winter.
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Old 07-22-2002, 04:42 PM
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Lay on the couch, drink football, watch beer, and check the mail for those monthly checks to come rolling in.

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Old 07-22-2002, 06:14 PM
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I ice fish since i dont get to do any fishing in the summer months and wife brings home the bacon in the winter
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