Most Unusual Side Job - page 5

Hi, all. A recent response to a post I wrote suggesting finding a per diem job for skills maintenance/acquisition. While it was a valid point, one of my inner responses was "Hell, no! Any more work... Read More

  1. by   No Stars In My Eyes
    I ain't ever a'dun nuthin', other than work in the biz... I house-and-pet-sat for a few teachers I knew, (infrequently) but it never was a paying gig, more like a four day weekend vacation from my regular environment. It was kind of refreshing, and most definitely doesn't come under the heading of a Side Job, or work of any kind. Oh, well, once I was house-sitting on Christmas during a big snowstorm. The huge house (these people were not teachers) was up near the peak of a mountain, and it took me 45 minutes to fill all their bird and squirrel feeders. Then I sat down inside by a fire, drank a cup of coffee and watched the critters come eat while it snowed. Strenuous job, I know, but you know the saying: It's a tough job, but somebody's gotta do it.

    That's a lot of words for a two-letter response: "No."
    But you know how I get sometimes
  2. by   NotAllWhoWandeRN
    Quote from Jedrnurse
    Do gigolos eat their young?
    I think it's the young who are expected to do the eating.