Author Archives: Phil

It’s been a while

Yeah, so I guess I owe an explanation. The new job is going well, productivity wise and project coolness wise, but damn, the boss and I are not getting along for the past couple weeks and I’m not sure how … Continue reading

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Ta-Da

So, two weeks off from the blog. Yeah, so, now that work is slowing down a bit as I get caught up, the wife has stated that I need to do some repairs on the home front. Spending time sitting … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I’m still in the process of getting the metal shop I hope to inherit caught up. And still putting in 60+ hour weeks to do so. One of the projects I was looking forward to getting at was a trellis … Continue reading

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Rewarding

One of the other projects at the new job that was in pieces when I arrived was a set of 17 bar stools for the VIP Lounge of a local casino. They are no longer just pieces. It’s a horrible … Continue reading

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Still alive and kicking

The food truck didn’t run me over. But my paycheck says that I worked 140 hours in two weeks. My next check will have another 55 hours on it from that truck. It left late last Thursday afternoon. And it’s … Continue reading

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Head down. Pushing forward

The first unfinished project I walked into at the new job is a custom fabrication of an interior for a food truck. I hate this vehicle with a passion and worry that if I ever see it on the street … Continue reading

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Those childhood memories

I put this on the bookface, but no one responded to it, so I likely screwed up the post. Hopefully someone will enjoy it here. I was going through some old photos my sister sent me a while back and … Continue reading

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Not going quite as planned

It was an interesting week at the new job. First, the guy who was going to stick around for 2-3 weeks to help get me transitioned and caught up quit on Tuesday. Apparently, he thinks I’m quite capable. Second, the … Continue reading

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And so it begins

Friday was my last day of work at my first professional welding job after finishing my degree. Today is my first at my second. A couple weeks ago I emailed one of my former instructors and told him I was … Continue reading

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It would seem

That Switzerland has a functional school system Swiss Reject Plan to Give Themselves a Guaranteed Basic Income Swiss voters rejected by a wide margin on Sunday a proposal to introduce a guaranteed basic income for everyone living in the wealthy … Continue reading

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