The Car Wash Life

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Monday, February 23, 2009

Unhappy Wanda

The manager at Location D, Wanda Sellers, has been complaining to Dad that another employee named Dawn Stenners has been making more than her. Isn’t it lovely that we have employees comparing paychecks? Wanda makes $2 more per hour than Dawn does. What Wanda does though is look at what they are... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, February 21, 2009

A Retirement

Car wash manager Josh Gabber will retire either February 28th or March 28th. Dad wants Josh to stick around for March because the month is still part of the busy season. Having Josh with his mechanical ability is definitely nice to have this time of year. I imagine Josh will stay if asked. He and... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Harry James and Harold Walger

I am worried about Harry James. Harry works at Location B as an attendant, giving out change and alerting Dad about mechanical issues. He rents one of Dad’s houses behind Location A. Harry’s been having a serious illness that started the week before last. He was constipated originally. He took a... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

A Cruel Joke

Yesterday I did not jury duty. At the urging of Mom though I played a cruel yet funny joke on Dad. At her urging I called him. “Hey Dad,” I said. “Hey,” he said, “how did it go?” “I have to serve on a trial for two weeks,” I told him. “Are you shitting me?” he said in a tone that was disappointed... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Mark Middleton

Mark Middleton worked at Locations A and B from 2001 to 2006. His departure in 2006 occurred because he acquired a car wash himself. Now this was no ordinary car wash he acquired. The car wash he acquired was in Wisconsin. We live in Maryland. You can do the math. Mark uprooted his family to move to... Sign in to see full entry.

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