The Car Wash Life

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Saturday, January 10, 2009

A Strange Situation

Last night Dad, Steve Redder and I saw Gran Torino. What a film. After the film concluded the three of us headed to Location C because of its burglary issues. Upon arriving there was a green pickup unattended at a bay. No person was present on the lot at all. “Leo said that a green pickup has been... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Weather Break and Rewashes

Today was a slow day at Location A, and as I would imagine the other locations too. Two straight days of rain usually kills business even when the sun comes out. We had some snow flurries. I am not sure how much they really affected business since they happened earlier in the day. # Last week I had... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Leasing Location A

In the next few years things could change a lot. Dad has six car washes, one of which is leased. Right now he is thinking of leasing two more. The leased location itself may find itself with a new tenant or sold. Doing so would change the nature of my work along with the work of others. For the next... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

So Much for Wintry Weather

We were supposed to have a wintry mix for the next few days, a wintry mix that was supposed to start last night. We ended up getting the wintry mix the early part of this morning. Sadly for us car wash people it ended up giving way to rain. Too bad because we could have used the road salt to... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, January 5, 2009

Football, Money and Banking

The Baltimore Ravens defeated the Miami Dolphins. Their win impacts my work schedule since the next game is against the Tennessee Titans Saturday at 4:30. I normally work Saturdays 10-5. Dad informed me he was willing to let me out early to watch the game at home. # Today was a count money and check... Sign in to see full entry.

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