The Car Wash Life

Saturday, August 25, 2018

The Myrtle Beach Curse

Dad is currently vacationing in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Employee George's sudden death was the fifth time someone we know connected to the car washes has passed away. Timothy Roberts (2009) was the Big Bank branch manager and died from a heart attack. The father of Sam and Dave Elia (2010),... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Georgie: You Will Be Missed

My plan had been to write the next installment in The Man They Call Jake. A life event has necessitated me postponing that Jake-related entry to Saturday. I found out about an hour ago that George, who worked at Henry Barrett's car wash passed away. He was found by his daughter on his couch this... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, August 20, 2018

From Clubs to Homes

Selling Car Wash Club memberships helped prepare me for going door to door for political candidates. My car wash experiences have helped me bet my timing down from the approach, the selling and the goodbye. Even without that experience, I would have learned how to go about going door to door.... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

The Man They Call Jake

I'm now embarking on a series about car wash mechanic Jake. Fall 2013. Howard Booth introduced Dad to Jake. Howard and Jake used to work together for Ray Berkins. Jake had been out of work for a while. He earned himself a DUI when he crashed an ATV onto an electrical pole. Jake landed on his head,... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

An Epiphany of Remote Proportions

Location D's automatic has a remote that can be used to fix it. The remote is used to move the spray arch and to set it in and out of maintenance mode. It turns out when Jake was trying to fix a problem with the machine, the remote wouldn't work. Dad sent me from Location B, which has an automatic... Sign in to see full entry.

Page: << First  < Previous  .. 2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11 ..  Next > Last >> 

Headlines (What is this?)

Referrals - About Us - Press - Terms of Use - Privacy Policy - Conduct Policy
Copyright © 2018 Shaycom Corporation. All rights reserved.