The Car Wash Life

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Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Elevator Mechanic

What was the job Jason Abner considered leaving Location A for? Elevator mechanic. When Dad told me that information, I did not see elevator mechanic panning out. I still feel that way. The reason I do not see elevator mechanic working out for Jason is because he is so routinized. He has his... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, April 15, 2024

1/2 Hour

I start my Monday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at Location A. Usually, I am there for about a half hour. My job is to empty out the money, fix the bank and fill the vending. All of those are quick tasks. Sometimes, I might be longer because I get a customer phone call or a matter on-site that... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Howard and Jake

As I write this, Howard Booth and Jake the car wash mechanic are doing a big job fixing one of Location B's automatic touch-frees. It's rare for the two of them to be together; Jake works Saturdays, which enables Howard to have them as an off-day. However, the job is a two-man job, and Dad has... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Money, Money, Money

The last reason Jason Abner gave Dad for the consideration of giving up his detailing business at Location A is money. Jason is not making anywhere close to what he expected to make. Jason's concern of not being able to physically detail cars three years from now did not make sense to me. Wanting... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

More to Life

Another reason Jason felt the urge to leave Location A was because he felt there was more to life. "I leave work, and I'm ready for bed," he told Dad. One needs to look at what Jason does. He gets up every day at 4:30 to work out. Jason is a gym rat. He can bench around 400 pounds. He is a runner... Sign in to see full entry.

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