I got fortunate while in a local raffle, and won a weeklong stay at a dude ranch out west.
If you don’t know what that is, a “dude ranch” is a part of a now working ranch, section hotel.
It’s a tourist destination, where you can go to rough it just a little bit, and get your hands dirty alongside real cowgirls and cowboys, and would I have paid money for it? No way, but it was a free holiday, so I went into it wanting to have a fantastic time – and I did! As old and rustic as the buildings are, the rooms are all air conditioned, with WIFI and flat screen TVs. Day by afternoon, I enjoyed my stay there a little bit more, and last night there the air conditioner in my room broke down. I didn’t have our tools with me, so I asked the guy at the front desk about having a handyman look at our AC unit, and he said it would take a while, because they had to call in an HVAC supplier from the nearby town. I explained that I was an HVAC tech, and if I had a correct toolkit I could get the thing now working myself in about numerous minutes, and the correct handyman for the dude ranch came up to our room, and carefully watched me take the front panel off the AC unit and get inside of it. By the time the air conditioner was now working again, the handyman was on the phone with his bosses, telling them they should hire me to work there!