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    Back to work

    Some people may have noticed I have not been around much lately and I thought I should write a quick note of explanation here.
    I'm kind of bummed about it but I got called to work and I make it a rule never to turn down money, so....

    Usually my job is seasonal and I work from March to November or thereabouts. That 4 or 5 months off every year is nice!
    This year we have winter work - installing a mile and a half of 48" water line in Anchorage, Alaska. Very good for my bank accounts but, sadly, no Costa Rica vacation this year
    It looks like I'll probably be busy from now till late next fall.
    Look for me to start lurking these forums again in late '08.

    Thanks to all for everything I've learned here! I have never read a book or taken a class, everything I know about HTML/CSS has come from forums like this one - I've ended up spending more time here than any other forum because this one is by far the best

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    Quote Originally Posted by Excavator View Post
    Some people may have noticed I have not been around much lately and I thought I should write a quick note of explanation here.
    I'm kind of bummed about it but I got called to work and I make it a rule never to turn down money, so....
    What, the money we offer around here isn't good enough for you?
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    I reckon you're taking the term 'chilling out' a bit too literally.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WA
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    Quote Originally Posted by Excavator
    It looks like I'll probably be busy from now till late next fall.
    Look for me to start lurking these forums again in late '08.
    Well planned

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    Quote Originally Posted by WA View Post
    What, the money we offer around here isn't good enough for you?
    Well, you still need to see over the offered dental plan, George. It's scaring people away!
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    Quote Originally Posted by liorean View Post
    Well, you still need to see over the offered dental plan, George. It's scaring people away!
    We don't have a dental plan!?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aradon View Post
    We don't have a dental plan!?
    You wish! Current plan, they're using these drills...
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    Quote Originally Posted by liorean View Post
    You wish! Current plan, they're using these drills...
    And administered by Spookster too. He volunteers each time for some reason...
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    Quote Originally Posted by WA View Post
    And administered by Spookster too. He volunteers each time for some reason...
    All I need are a pair of pliers and my handy dandy rechargeable drill.
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    Let me get this straight. You work only 7 or 8 months a year and still earn enough money to go on a vacation to costa rica?
    I am the luckiest man in the world

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roelf View Post
    Let me get this straight. You work only 7 or 8 months a year and still earn enough money to go on a vacation to costa rica?
    Sounds like he is doing something right.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oracleguy View Post
    Sounds like he is doing something right.
    Or something very wrong.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Roelf View Post
    Let me get this straight. You work only 7 or 8 months a year and still earn enough money to go on a vacation to costa rica?
    Well… be separated from your family for 7-8 months a year and you know why you wanna get paid appropriately.


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