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Old 03-31-2008, 03:44 AM
 
Location: Griesheim, Germany
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rotating shifts are the worst. In San Diego we had to do two weeks of 0600-1800 and then switched to two weeks of 1800-0600. That sucked monkey butt big time..
I have this week and next week left of mids and then I'm off to become a 1400-2200 swinger.. joy

is that one Mexican place over by Church's still only open til 2:00 PM or something like that? I want to try it, but it's only open during my normal sleeping hours..
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Old 03-31-2008, 02:43 PM
 
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I wonder what happened to all that construction that was planned next to Wal-Mart? Big plans that went puff!

Or maybe they're waiting for the ARM to finish this summer over at Culebra and 1604.
I haven't heard anything since our neighborhood meeting.


Has anyone seen anything new come into Madison's Market?
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Old 03-31-2008, 02:44 PM
 
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rotating shifts are the worst. In San Diego we had to do two weeks of 0600-1800 and then switched to two weeks of 1800-0600. That sucked monkey butt big time..
I have this week and next week left of mids and then I'm off to become a 1400-2200 swinger.. joy

is that one Mexican place over by Church's still only open til 2:00 PM or something like that? I want to try it, but it's only open during my normal sleeping hours..
Sazon? The flyer I got in the mail says the hours are Mon-Sat 0630-1430...sorry man!
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Old 03-31-2008, 02:59 PM
 
Location: Griesheim, Germany
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yeah, Sazon is the name.. Guess I'll have to wait a couple weeks until I go on swings. I think a couple people here said it was pretty good and Mexican food sounds really good today..

and that Madison Market place is a strange shopping center.. it's taking forever to build and doesn't look like anything is going in.. which is odd because what was the last business that failed out here? It's like a gold mine that very few people want to tap for some reason..
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Old 03-31-2008, 03:05 PM
 
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We met a lady at the expo held at NWV, that was in the process of opening a candy/pinata store on Potranco - it shut down in a few months. There was supposed to be a car hand wash there before that.

Rohde said there were some stores interested in coming into MM - I haven't seen any new signs....
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Old 03-31-2008, 08:15 PM
 
Location: Trophy Ridge
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Try working rotating through all 3 shifts twice a month! This is the worst kind as your body never has enough time to get used to the shift before it changes again.
Steel Man,
You sound like an old time ESC/USAFSS guy. I worked the 12 and 3 during my time in Berlin. The worst part for me was that every day was the same and nothing was special including holidays, birthdays and anniversaries. Loved the work, hated the schedule.
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Old 03-31-2008, 08:47 PM
 
Location: Western Bexar County
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Steel Man,
You sound like an old time ESC/USAFSS guy. I worked the 12 and 3 during my time in Berlin. The worst part for me was that every day was the same and nothing was special including holidays, birthdays and anniversaries. Loved the work, hated the schedule.
Actually, I was a USAFSS/SAC/ESC/PACAF/AIA/AFEWC/AFIWC type of guy!
I know where you're coming from on working every day of the year at one time or another.

BTW: Is HEB going to build a strip mall behind Valero at Loop 1604 and Potranco, or actually wait until they get a nail salon to sign up?
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Old 03-31-2008, 09:06 PM
 
Location: San Quilmas, Tx
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SAC/PACAF/AAC/USAFSS-ex. Oh, and not to forget the VA (9 & 3) Tell me about the shift-work.......
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Old 03-31-2008, 09:16 PM
 
Location: San Quilmas, Tx
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On a lighter note, all the lane closure signs are gone but beware, they lie alot....http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/transport030.gif (broken link)
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Old 04-01-2008, 11:47 AM
 
Location: San Quilmas, Tx
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WARNING...WARNING....They're paving Potranco between Culebra & 151. Traffic down to one lane each way.....
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