The Car Wash Life

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Monday, January 26, 2009

Customer Relations

This past week has been a busy week at the old car washes. Last Monday’s snow brought plenty of salt. The locations have been busy nonstop since once the roads dried by Tuesday afternoon. I have found myself working plenty at Location A, the location with the automatic conveyor tunnel. I work there... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Not Taking Pay

I mentioned on Tuesday’s entry that Dad told me I could be paid a full day for Monday despite leaving early on account of snow. I will not take full pay for the day and will definitely not because I do payroll. Dad will never know. I have reasons for doing so. I do make exceptions, a couple of which... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

The Shortage That Was Not

On Tuesday I checked the previous day’s shift. We have two things we check with the first being the cash register for the gas. Then there is the money for the automatic tunnel. Dad keeps two separate banks. I began with the register and looking at the totals saw it was going to be short. I figured... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Leasing/Leaving Location Y

Dad acquiring Location Y was a mistake. At the time I did not realize it. The more I think about it the more I realize the Location was a bad acquisition. Dad is starting to realize that too. He nearly handed the landlord, Marty Goldberg the keys before Marty convinced him to stay. Even now he is... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Out Early

Monday morning I was checking the shifts for the weekend in the office at Location A when Dad called. “You can get out early if you need to,” said Dad. “I forgot you had school.” “I’m off today,” I was glad to inform me. “It’s Martin Luther King Day.” “Great,” said Dad. “Call me when you are done... Sign in to see full entry.

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