Monthly Archives: November 2017

Saving Face To Face Plant (Jobs Saga)

One year I had a wild idea to get into the computer imaging business. A computer imaging business  that was portable and could be taken to job sites, fairs, conventions and etc.   Once again I was  in on the ground … Continue reading

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Not A Fan of Cyber Monday

It really bothers me that participation in Cyber Monday while at work is now an accepted even praised practice. In my mind it is not only basically dishonest but it is also prima facie evidence that you and your job … Continue reading

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Lord of the Slums-The Real Estate Reality Show of Residential Real Estate Management (Jobs Saga)

  I worked in real estate management for a few years. I managed some high class buildings like the Iowa Lottery Building and 4300 Grand  but my daughter still  called me a slum lord because of one property at 4815/4817 … Continue reading

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WOW or How I learned That Dirty Ain’t So Bad (The Job Saga)

WOW stood for Wash On Wheels. but it could have stood for “Why oh Why.”  In the 70s Lynn and I started a power mobile washing  business.   I had trucks and trailers  with self-contained high presure hot water washing equipment … Continue reading

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The Short Cut (The Job Saga)

  I spent one summer mowing lawns before mowing lawns was big business and we learned that Americans won’t do that job.  In retrospect I was in on the ground floor of what would become a big business but failed … Continue reading

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The Day Cares of Our Lives (The Jobs Saga)

Two summers I worked daycare. One year at a for profit daycare filled with beautiful people on the edge of the city surrounded by material and natural riches. The other for a non profit also filled with beautiful people but … Continue reading

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Gas Pains (Part of the Job Saga)

One summer I was jobless and needed money so I became a member of Laborers International Union.I was the son of managment and my only real contact with unions previous to this adventure was sweeping up nails out of our … Continue reading

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