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I'm on vacation, completely removed for the daily hustle; enjoying my time off. My wife called with an urgent request: she needs help with a deck that's due on Friday.

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The boss lady sounds like a pretty important client to me

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Sounds like poor planning. Why isn't she on vacation with you?

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Happy Wife, happy life. Better give her the deck tonight

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Hahaha d2, I'm working on it right now. Looking to have our first review in the morning

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Give her the d man

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You vacation without your wife?? Lol

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Bill her 4 ur time

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Ha, SA1, that works in so many contexts. Perhaps you already know that 😎

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I don't know what you mean OP 😉

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Lol... Good point K1... Had our extended family duties, she couldn't make it. Did I mention she has work stuff to do?

Dang, I would seriously consider outsourcing my deck building if I could.

Yes, family stuff she couldn't make.

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9 sleeps till PTO for 10 blissful days

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