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    When I was just starting out in the construction bussiness, leavng my Grand Father (Stone Mason) and my Dad's company, (Builder) , I swore that I would only do Mason work.. (and for a big part of my career, that's what happened.. and to that point I address the following..

    My bussiness card...

    ''When you touch stone, you touch eternity'' then my name and phone in smaller print..

    The guys at the yard gave me alot of shit for that.. laughing, hooting, joking mostly and also knowing they weren't gettingout of that yard , for the rest of their lives... So I shrugged it off..

    But Tom.. The owner of the yard called me in to his office. He had my card in his hand.

    'Where did you get this quote?'

    ' I wrote it'

    ''When you put quote marks in writing, you are saying that someone else said this.''

    ''Yes , I know... I told him.

    'I have a split personality.''

    He looked at me for a moment, without giving anything away.

    'You know, you are right about the stone and I think it takes alot of guts to do what you did.''

    Tom liked me and my work and knew my GD and my dad..
    He pushed my name out there for a few jobs, and I did the rest.
    I didn't let him down ,nor my dad or grandad.. and mostly, myself.

    Although I can design and build with wood, Stone work still has a special place for me..right next to plants.

    Hop rocks! Thanks for that...
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