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Old 10-31-2017, 10:14 AM   #1
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The title says it. Why the heck do I ALWAYS get slammed with work the first 2 weeks of November. This SUCKS!!!! ( insert temper tantrum)
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Old 10-31-2017, 10:19 AM   #2
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I hear ya! I just told the people i work with that "yall wont see much of me the next few weeks"
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Old 10-31-2017, 10:32 AM   #3
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Well I would venture to say there are a few folks out there who would just like to have a good, dependable job. I know when I retired three plus years ago dreams of leisure hunting seasons danced in my head. That first one was nice. Then I started this dock business. The first year was a little slow. Last year the work lasted into November. This year it's still going strong. I wanted to leave tomorrow evening to spend a few days at the lease but a phone call this morning gave me a couple lift jobs the next two days. Granddad said you gotta make hay while the shines. I guess I'll continue to make hay as long as I can.

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Old 10-31-2017, 10:39 AM   #4
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I agree with DRT. As much as it may suck to have to work, instead of hunt, the alternative sucks a LOT more!

Count your blessings, not your problems.
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Old 10-31-2017, 11:00 AM   #5
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I flat out told my boss a couple weeks ago that he's going to be lucky to get 50% output out of me between then, and the end of November if he's lucky!!
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Old 10-31-2017, 12:29 PM   #6
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Work when you can and hunt when you can it works out.
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Old 10-31-2017, 12:43 PM   #7
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It’s funny how I never get sick all year until deer season! Plus vacation time!
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Old 10-31-2017, 12:50 PM   #8
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What line of work are you in Randy? Hunting doesn’t get good until thanksgiving anyway
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Old 10-31-2017, 01:10 PM   #9
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Well I would venture to say there are a few folks out there who would just like to have a good, dependable job. I know when I retired three plus years ago dreams of leisure hunting seasons danced in my head. That first one was nice. Then I started this dock business. The first year was a little slow. Last year the work lasted into November. This year it's still going strong. I wanted to leave tomorrow evening to spend a few days at the lease but a phone call this morning gave me a couple lift jobs the next two days. Granddad said you gotta make hay while the shines. I guess I'll continue to make hay as long as I can.

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Yup. This gets it done.
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Old 10-31-2017, 01:29 PM   #10
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I'm lucky in that I have a bunch of vacation time, but I should have started taking it now instead of opening week when it was hot and the moon was full!! Just now starting to see decent deer movement.
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Old 10-31-2017, 03:17 PM   #11
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I worked for forty five years. Lots of seventy hour weeks. There is a time for work and a time for play. I think about an 80/20 split, play to work, is right for this stage of life. What I keep reminding myself is no matter how long I live I only have a few hunting seasons left where I will have the energy to do it right.
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Old 10-31-2017, 04:27 PM   #12
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What line of work are you in Randy? Hunting doesnít get good until thanksgiving anyway
Full time concrete contractor, part time bowyer.
The last 4-5 years I have been slow in September and early October. Then wide open last of October and November.
Why can't I be busy in September and then slow in November?!?!?
( insert another temper tantrum)
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Old 10-31-2017, 05:13 PM   #13
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When I was younger, I thought I might retire as a professor... Problem now is that I don't think they have professors that only teach summer school...
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Old 10-31-2017, 05:17 PM   #14
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When I was younger, I thought I might retire as a professor... Problem now is that I don't think they have professors that only teach summer school...
Funny. I thought the same thing. Always wanted to teach high school AP/collegiate courses. As busy as my practice is right now, me thinks I'll teach spring or summer courses.
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Old 10-31-2017, 05:19 PM   #15
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I just wish I'd been born rich instead of so dang good looking and talented.
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Old 10-31-2017, 07:08 PM   #16
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Man, Iím going outside to get my rubber boots on! Itís getting awful deep around here!!

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Old 10-31-2017, 09:54 PM   #17
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Job security my friend. Pros and cons just like everything else in life. Stay busy do a great job and the play time will be there
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Old 11-01-2017, 09:42 AM   #18
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i just wish i'd been born rich instead of so dang good looking and talented.
hahahaha!!!
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Old 11-01-2017, 10:03 AM   #19
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I got an idea Randy. Come over here and pour a slab for my barn for free. You can stay at my house and hunt too. That way, Iíll get my slab done, and you wonít be working!

How Ďbout it?

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Old 11-01-2017, 10:06 AM   #20
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Sounds like a heck of a deal. I've poured a few slabs over the years. Need help?

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Old 11-04-2017, 08:53 PM   #21
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I got an idea Randy. Come over here and pour a slab for my barn for free. You can stay at my house and hunt too. That way, I’ll get my slab done, and you won’t be working!

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Lol? I just saw this.
Somehow that just don't sound as good a did like it to! How about we hunt and just discuss doing a slab for a future get together!
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