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From: Frances LaChance <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] Cemetery Statistics for 2009
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2010 19:23:22 -0500
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Awesome Best Bill!

Fran



wrote:
> As I was asked last Fall, and the fact that I never added this all up
> before, it kind of surprised me, what this past years totals were.
>
> For 2009.
>
> 6,632 miles driving to and from cemeteries.
>
> Gas total for the year- $962.00 US, back and forth to cemeteries.< Just
> cemetery trips.
>
> 37 whole days of cemeteries for the year. Out of 52 weeks for the year,
> that was pretty damn good for the year.
>
> I picked up a total of 692 flags for the year.
>
> Completed 134 cemeteries for the year.
>
> Walked a total of 350.7 miles for the year in cemeteries.
>
> Took 185 pain pills for the year in order to do all those cemeteries. As I
> remember, many 5-6 paqin pill days.
>
> A little over 100 rolls of film.< remember, I still use a real camera.
>
> I think about 10 nights in Motels and all those great Chinese Buffet
> meals................... :)
>
> Broke my own record by walking 15.7 miles in a cemetery in one day.
>
> Had 1 spine surgery in 2009, that I had to work around.
>
> Did the largest cemetery in my life, so far, of 332 acres, which took 5
> days to walk the entire thing, for a total of 62.4 miles walking that one
> cemetery.
>
> Gee, how many millions of headstones did I read?
>
> And of course, looks like 37 Cemetery Reports for the year.
>
> How many bunnies did I almost step on?
>
> How many deer did I see, and turkeys, and chipmunks, hawks and fox and wolf
> etc.????
>
> And dont forget finding "Dead Fred" and other misc. bones.
>
> And how many times did Henry bother me?????????????????
>
> And how many handfulls of black berries did I eat?
>
> And now I have to wait for the snow to melt come Spring before I can start
> over again. I'm ready to go.....................
>
> Best
> Bill
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