Thursday, July 1, 2010
This is my son after a hard day on the job. He has a wonderful summer job. He makes good money but it is not an easy job. He drills oil wells, does geo loops heating and cooling, water wells and gas wells. There have been boys quit because they can not take it. They work out in the heat all day. He usually goes in at 4 or 5 in the morning and gets home any where from 6 to 8:30 at night. When Ryan started this summer job 3 years ago we wondered if he could take it. This was really going to tell us something about his personality. Three years later he is the one that all the full time guys want to work with because he is not lazy. It makes me so proud. He will be the man of the house one day and I am so happy to know that he is a hard worker. Just one of many qualities I feel a husband and dad need to have. Do you require your teenagers to work? If not what do they do all summer? I feel we are teaching him responsibility. What are your thoughts? Are we mean parents?