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Daily Log Entries — Operations — November 2008
Friday, 22 November 2008
Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health — Carl Jung
2:55 A.M. Arrived and entered the community from Lambert entrance. Drove through the community. Parking violation: white four door full sized truck parked again overnight in front of garage at (deleted) Mountain. Shall report to Barbara. Irrigation cycles operating, no broken sprinklers noted. All lighting appeared operational. Nothing else remarkable noted.
3:10 A.M. Opened office, deactivated alarm. No messages on main line recorder. No electronic mail.
3:15 A.M. Wrote, edited and printed one page, two sided basic, simple newsletter for inclusion in JT statement mailing today. Charges billed to JT from CR: $75 creating, plus printing and folding charges for 145 pieces. Total time on project 45 minutes.
4:02 A.M. Drove to 7-11 for Java. Drove through partial complex on trip back. Nothing remarkable noted.
4:16 A.M. Daily Planning
Office: Barbara will continue work on formatting, testing statement and label printing for monthly dues statements to be mailed today for three associations.
Operations: Continue with soil preparation, surface root removal and grading work at small area at end of Calico Ct. Pick-up small trees at Home Depot for positioning and planting at that location. This effort to replace many trees removed in prior years and some recently due to disease. Continue work on adult pool restroom #2: removal of wall drywall to facilitate install of plywood onto wall studs before new green drywall sheets are installed: this to discourage fist-punching drywall damage we experienced over the years. Today, much of the crew will be busy with clean-up of common areas for weekend: sidewalks, parking and landscape corridors, to name a few. Work shall continue on sloped and flat roof replacements at 754 Wagonwheel Cir. Check three day weather forecast and direct irrigation timing control cycles as weather conditions and predicted temperatures may require.
Maintenance: Continue sloped and flat roof replacement work on Wagonwheel Cir., including: base sheet on flat roof and drip edge metal. Complete metal flashing install at flash points. Begin pumping and application of hot roofing asphalt to laminate felt layers onto flat roof. Flat roof shall not be completed today, but shall be made watertight for weekend. Kettle shall remain for weekend if hot asphalt application not complete. Will be chained up and marked with yellow caution tape and cones. Otherwise, kettle shall be transported back to storage, which is always preferable over weekends.
4:27 A.M. Began final work on operating budget: allocating $11 per month increase over various accounts, changing comparison years to 2008 and 2009, reworking formulas on spread sheet, checking sub totals and totals.
6:37 A.M. Printed DRAFT of two page operating budget. Left on Barbara's desk to proof.
6:54 A.M. Completed formatting and test printing of DRAFT 2009 Reserve Study. Left copy on Barbara's desk to proof.
7:05 A.M. Barbara and the men are present and all accounted for.
7:25 A.M. Drove to roof replacement project Wagonwheel. Kettle running, and temperature currently 250° — soon to be 550°, normal operating temperature. Flashing completed, safety equipment in place: fire extinguisher, garden hose attached, face shield for kettle operator, etc. All men working.
7:35 A.M. Began work on corporate report intro letter, and sent draft to Board. Began work on color front page of report, replacing photos with more current ones, and changing dates in various places.
9:09 A.M. Left for food break.
10:00 A.M. Returned to office.
10:05 A.M. Barbara requested me to take a lien notice to the bank to have it notarized.
10:17 A.M. Returned to office.
10:45 A.M. Men began 45 minute lunch break.
11:30 A.M. Men returned from lunch and all are accounted for.
12:00 P.M. Barbara left for lunch break.
12:30 P.M. Left Premises. OfC
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