Customer: "Sorry it's been so long getting back to you on your contract proposal. I've been real busy at work. I really like the proposal and the way you lay everything out. My neighbor's lawn looks SO nice, I finally decded to hire you. I don't like making monthly payments though." I'm thinking, well that's just too bad.... Customer: "So I wrote out a check for THE ENTIRE YEAR and dropped it in the mail to you. Can you start cutting May 1st?" "Yes mam, thank you, mam. People never cease to amaze me. God is good.