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Old 11-19-2009, 11:36 AM
 
Location: Houston, TX
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I suspect that when she said a Vet hospital that she likely meant the kind for animals, not veterans - but I could be wrong (and it wouldn't be the first time...). I also think the suggestion to supplement the lesser income with a part-time job at the florist sounds like a good idea.
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Old 11-19-2009, 10:39 PM
 
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Sounds like a good offer/change to me. I appreciate the OP's wanting to contribute fully to the household income, but getting health benefits way trumps a few bucks. One broken ankle, one bit of bad news, and the costs will ruin the family finances.
Best wishes.
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Old 11-20-2009, 10:17 PM
 
Location: Texas
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It's a no brainer, take the job.
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Old 11-20-2009, 11:06 PM
 
Location: Kingsport Tennessee
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If you are worried about living off of that reduced income, since you would only be working 30 hrs per week, is there a chance you could pick up a part time job to supplement the income? Maybe the flower shop would let you work a weekend or evening shift?
I agree. Plus you really should try to stay partially employed at the flower shop if for no other reason than you hate the new job. I have always been a big believer in having something to fall back on-especially in this day and age.
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Old 11-20-2009, 11:26 PM
 
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Working at the flower shop wasnt a real job. It was make believe job just like the ones who are waiters and work in fast food.. YOu now have a real job. real benefits and a future,, good luck
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