1st job in 5 years.

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by birdnutz, Nov 24, 2008.

  1. birdnutz

    birdnutz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well thanks to the rise in costs of everything. It's back to work for me.[​IMG] I know I'm whining.
    Time to pay off all those extra bills.(so I can stay home again with my chicks) Hate to leave my chickens and others alone for a total of 12 hours a day.(and no overtime) Haven't lost any to preditors yet.(except 2 guineas to my sons dog) Here's hoping that don't change anytime soon. chickens are in a run. Geese and ducks aren't. they have the front pasture that isn't real dog proof. Couldn't lock up ducks if I tried. 54 of the little buggers and BOY can they fly! Wish me luck.
     
  2. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    I hear ya about the rising cost of everything ...not to mention job cut backs...

    I am almost done school, i am done in feb...but i may have to quit school and go back to work cause DH just cant keep up with all the bills

    i am going to go into my school admin today and see if there is anything they can do for me...(all i need is to be allowed to be late for my morning class by 30 minutes and i can drive school bus again while i am school to help make ends meet.... [​IMG] wish me luck!!!
     
  3. key west chick

    key west chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm right here with you. Been a SAHM for 12 years. Looking for a part time job but so far, no luck.
     
  4. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    I feel for you. I've never had the pleasure of being a stay at home mom, I envy those that have been able to. Now I find myself looking for a part time job to get everything I can taken care of.
     
  5. MariposaMama

    MariposaMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm right there, too. Was a SAHM for 10 years and just recently got two part-time jobs to help make ends meet. I really like the places and the people I work for, but it's hard to punch someone else's timeclock after all these years of punching my own. [​IMG]
     
  6. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    What is your new job?
     
  7. birdnutz

    birdnutz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll be picking up and changing out Union Pacific Rail Road crews out in the coal basin. Found out today it will be a total of 13 1/2 hours because of the drive. But we don't get paid for drive time. I have to be at work at 5am and won't get home until 7pm tomorrow. Oh well pays not that bad,$12.50 per hour. Everything else around here is around $7.00 an hour and part time basis. Of course McDonalds hires at $8.50 an hour. I just don't the patience to work with alot of hormonal teenagers. Thats not a slam at all teenagers at all. but most of them that work there seem to work more on their popularity than any other work.
     
  8. cherig22

    cherig22 Green Fields Farm

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    I am trying to do the opposite.... [​IMG]

    I am ready to quit, but DH said the money is too good.

    Cheri
     

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