Monthly Archives: October 2013

Outsmarting my dogs

I love my dogs dearly, but some times I yell “I hate dogs!” I went to work yesterday and left the dogs alone in their R.V. for 11 hours. I walked them and fed them before I left and hired … Continue reading

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Half week is complete.

This past week at Amazon is through. We only worked 5 hour days this week. They call it work hardening. Next week will be the start of 10 hour days. In this warehouse, Amazon has Recievers, Stowers, Pickers, Packers, Shippers … Continue reading

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Amazon’s 5 s system for clearing clutter

Today, Monday Oct,21 at Amazon, I  went to safety school. Instead of watching boring videos, They had hands on training and flip charts. It was the usual safety training:  How to lift properly by keeping your back straight, using your … Continue reading

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A welcome party

The second day of orientation was a day to fill out paperwork and listen to the rules.We all received our security badges today. It allows us to enter and to leave the facility.  We all came in an took our … Continue reading

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First day at Amazon!

Well, my first day at Amazon is over. I am officially an Amazon Camper force employee. There were 25 people in the group that was hired today.  I would say the average age of the group was between 55-70.  I was … Continue reading

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Workamping

Well tomorrow,  Thursday, Oct 17, 2013, I will officially be a workkamper.      I will be working the Christmas season for Amazon in their fulfillment center in Coffeyville, Ks.  Coffeyville is seriously in the middle of no where, somewhere near the … Continue reading

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A broken vent cover

Is this what you call Murphey’s law? I was parked under a tree at my sister’s house and enjoying the shade during the heat of the day. I put the vent up over the bed to get some fresh air … Continue reading

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Bales of Hay

Bales of Hay: The fields of Kansas have variety of hay. The round bales weigh about a ton and is use to feed the cows in the winter. The square bales are for horses and are about 15lbs.

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Picture of old barns in Kansas

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I like to look at old barns as I travel. To me they tell a story of the past. At one time in their existence, they were useful and some still are. Years of human neglect and weather have take … Continue reading

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Bread Thieves

I have two furry friends that I love to pieces, but sometimes yell, “I hate dogs!” –I came back to the dog’s R.V. Twice this week to find that they had eaten my bread. The first was a bag of … Continue reading

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