Under the bigtop

Yesterday two big trailers pulled up with all the equipment for setting up our lot.  Mike and Roger and the three amigos worked all day without any kind of a lunch break or dinner break.  I managed to get most of them to take some cans of pop, some jerky and a couple tangerines.  They were here till after dark and got all the basics in for us.  We take it from here. Continue reading

A day of training

Today Mark and I drove to the warehouse/office of Holiday Hills Christmas Trees for a day of training.  Today’s training was supposed to be just for first time lot operators, but there was a couple there who did this last year.  They came to support a couple of new recruits they brought in.  They were able to add some ideas from their experience, so it was a good thing to have them there. Continue reading