Anybody working on Thanksgiving?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by tiedeman, Nov 23, 2004.

  1. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
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    Thanksgiving is my fav holiday. You have food, family, and football, who can beat that? (oh yeah, my wifes and mine anniversary as well)

    But who is going to go out and work?
     
  2. HOOLIE

    HOOLIE LawnSite Gold Member
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    I sure as heck won't be working, but I will continue my time-honored tradition of going bowling with my uncle on Thanksgiving. He has yet to beat me in 15 years. I figure bowling's no worse than football, right?
     
  3. Jackman

    Jackman LawnSite Member
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    Well happy anniversary :drinkup: ....... No work for me unless we get an early snow storm...... Last year I plowed both Christmas day and New Years day, made some money but would rather have the day off.....
     
  4. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
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    I know what you mean, last year I did snow removal on Christmas...the Mrs. wasn't happy
     
  5. HOOLIE

    HOOLIE LawnSite Gold Member
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    Now I can see why you want to get out of the plowing. My wife would be none too pleased either. Back when I did plowing at my old job, my greatest fear was plowing during the Super Bowl. You know somewhere in this country someone's stuck plowing during the Super Bowl, and he ain't happy...
     
  6. alpine692003

    alpine692003 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Errr ...

    That's weird, Thanksgiving was in a long time ago!!

    :dizzy: :dizzy: :dizzy:
     
  7. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
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    The only work I will be doing on Thanksgiving is pushing myself away from the table.
     
  8. paponte

    paponte LawnSite Silver Member
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    LOL! I hear that. No work on holidays, might not work on Friday either. Usually after the push from the table, I end up on the couch. ZZZzzz... :sleeping:
     
  9. lawnguyland

    lawnguyland LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Helllllls no.
    I also may take friday off, it'll be optional, however landscapers are allowed to put leaves in the street here until Dec. 1st so I always say the more the merrier. It's a good end of the month motivator, when motivations are starting to fall off as winter draws near.
     
  10. TJLC

    TJLC LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Not me, not this year. Probally take Friday off too! Being self employed isn't so bad.LOL
     

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