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Things changed

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by shortbox, Jun 5, 2002.

  1. shortbox

    shortbox LawnSite Member
    from Mi.
    Messages: 5

    On 5-27 of this year I found the awesome site.Had a plan of attack,just a couple of things had to fall into place.Well
    it more like fell apart.The guy I was going to buy out backed out.My uncle who was going to help me saddly got killed in a auto accedent.So I have decided not to pursue this field.Guess the accedent had a lot to do with it.Thanks for your help and Good Luck to all of you.
  2. scottb

    scottb LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 408

    Sorry to hear about your situation. But if this is what you really want dont give up so easy.
  3. MikeLT1Z28

    MikeLT1Z28 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,732

    an established business is fine to buy i guess, but you can always start out small and build your customer base as you go. doesn't take a whole lot. sorry to hear about your uncle.
  4. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    I understand the "down and out" feel you have right now. But some of the best things come from the hardest situations.

    Is it really worth anything if it comes easily? Would your uncle expect you to give up so easily?
  5. FrankenScagMachines

    FrankenScagMachines LawnSite Platinum Member
    from IN
    Messages: 4,739

    Don't forget that things are always worst just before they get better. Things will work out one way or another, however it's meant to be. Sorry to hear about your uncle...
  6. Sean Adams

    Sean Adams LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,597

    Dealing with difficult situations can teach you a lot and make you stronger. If your dream is to own and operate a business in this industry, don't completely give up hope. Not everyone here on this site was an instant owner. Sometimes you have to learn, be patient, and build from the ground up. It builds character and it will force you to learn the industry. Best of Luck. There is a lot of great helpful information on this site. Use it, learn from it.
  7. awm

    awm LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,354

    ill second what these guys said . read their wds again cause there is real make a difference things said. sorry for your loss.
  8. Rich54

    Rich54 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    Shortbox, sorry about your loss but one thing I remind myself often is that life hands us alot of thingsthat are good and bad(hard) andthats ok because what matters is how we handle them! Don`t give up !!!
  9. kerr lawn

    kerr lawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 154

    just remember your age is not your maturity, it is what you been through in those years. sorry about your lose and i bet your uncle is looking down at you right now saying get yo butt in gear and start cutting some grass.
  10. shortbox

    shortbox LawnSite Member
    from Mi.
    Messages: 5

    Yu guys are right.Like Keer Lawn said
    he would want you to get my butt in gear and go,so that's what I am going to do.
    Tims Lawn Care n Snowplowing

    Thanks guys just needed a little push!

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