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Monday, May 9, 2016

Mondays part 6

I am putting off going to work.
We are going to be lectured on the care of new lawnmowers. Someone put a chip in the deck of one. Someone broke a blade on another.
I have been given the old lawnmower. I have been admonished not to use it as a street sweeper. Having been caught using it as a street sweeper in a 20 foot experiment and then had it brought up in morning meeting, I spent most of my second mowing day actually using it as street sweeper. Ironically, my mower is the one with the best blade. There are no rocks on a street which is blown off thrice weekly.
In other news. We previewed a couple movies.
Blues Brothers is pretty worn out, has a couple F-bombs which I forgot about, and it appears my Hogan's Heroes purchase should have been better researched. I guess part of the charm is crappy sound, accidental nudity, and Hogan's Heroes episodes which are missing the last ten minutes.
If you wanted perfection you could get a DVD. Freezing your butt off to watch a worn out movie on the side of a barn is much better than sitting on a couch watching it on TV.

9 comments:

  1. "Ironically, my mower is the one with the best blade. There are no rocks on a street which is blown off thrice weekly."
    Probably no use pointing that out to them.

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  2. Lectures always made me rebellious:). We used oour lawn mower to blow off the sidewalk on a regular basis..the blade is in good shape...funny thing that? Ahh Hogan's Hero's....

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    1. Yeah, it annoyed me so much I vacuumed up the leaves at the side of every road on my section of campus. Took me a lot of time and didn't work all that well but I did it anyway. Now that should pin point my actual age at 16...

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  3. As you know, facts have no value to bureaucrats or middle management.

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  4. During the summer we have two vice presidents that will run our zero turns; the one that writes the checks has bent a blade/taken out the spindle which takes all the starch out of his complaints when others do the same thing. I had a bent blade already this spring and gave it to the operator as a going away present as he left college for the summer. The VP just smiled and laughed right along cause he knows how easy it is to do that or worse.

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  5. How do you get accidental nudity in a Hogan's Heroes episode?

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    1. I was more worried about the audience

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