is everyone working memorial day?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by williams lcm, May 20, 2013.

  1. blk90s13

    blk90s13 LawnSite Bronze Member
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  2. StrokerTurbo7.3

    StrokerTurbo7.3 LawnSite Member
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    Working. Skip Monday and push everything back a day sounds like bad news here. If I did that I would probably get rained out a full day then I would be working the following Saturday and Sunday. No thanks!
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  3. Tom-N-Texas

    Tom-N-Texas LawnSite Senior Member
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    Exactly right. This is why I never waste/take off a perfectly good weekday. It's never worth it. We do generally take off a half day on July 4th
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  4. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
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    No way I'll be working.. It's 6 days a week and spending the afternoons on Sunday cleaning up and doing paper work.

    That's the first and last weekend off I'll have till July 4th.
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  5. QLM

    QLM LawnSite Senior Member
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    Working all day.
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  6. pseudosun

    pseudosun LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I hope to work. Skipping is actually more stressful to me. More now, less later. If holidays paid, i'd consider it:)
     
  7. dfor

    dfor LawnSite Senior Member
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    I'd feel real guilty working on Memorial Day. I just try to catch up a little each day till the end of the week.
     
  8. agent walker

    agent walker LawnSite Senior Member
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    I'll be working monday. Grass don't stop growing for holidays! If i took off, just have to work saturday, so whats the point?
     
  9. lawnsaspire

    lawnsaspire LawnSite Bronze Member
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    :canadaflag:
    I've never understood this reasoning. My parent's are always cautioning me against working myself to death. My customers say to me "I didn't think I'd see you today." My thinking is, I really have it easier than most people. Yes I have to bust my butt March-November unless there is a drought, but outside of a few scattered snowfalls I get three months off a year. With all the time off during the winter, why should I take a day off or feel the need to when the grass is growing like it is? What are we a bunch of wimps?
     
  10. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
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    You might figure it out one of these days.
     

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