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Old 05-05-2005, 11:29 AM   #21
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I could do it while the sun was shining.

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Re: Part-time work during ER for book
Old 05-05-2005, 03:17 PM   #22
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Re: Part-time work during ER for book

The pallbearing service pays $25.

The driver, 1 of the 6 (boss) gets an extra $30.

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Old 05-05-2005, 03:46 PM   #23
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My dad retired from his full-time job at the phone company at age 65. He then began pallbearing for a local funeral home (1 mile from his house) and worked his way up to limo/hearse driver and continued working there for 15 years until age 80 and only quit because my mother was ill and he needed to be home. He thought it was a great job, the money was good, he met alot of people (some famous) and could basically work when he wanted.
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Originally Posted by rsboone
... he met a lot of people (some famous) ...
But how many of them were alive?

Sorry, I'm still too busy working for myself/family to take a job. And frankly the idea of having to be around (live) people makes work seem even more onerous.


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