Friday, August 15, 2008

Another promise

By the time I got to the barn yesterday, I was completely frustrated with the arena crap. I asked Susan to call Mr. F for me. She called him and the conversation went a something like this...


Mr. F: Hello?

Susan: Hi, this is Susan. You've been talking to one of our boarders about doing work on our arena. I need to know if you're still going to be able to do the work. I have a few people who want to come in and board here but I need to tell them if the arena is going to be fixed or not.

Mr. F: Oh, yeah. Well, I've been in Pennsylvania doing some work so I haven't been able to get over there.

Susan: Well I need to know now if you're doing this or not because these people don't want to come if the arena is not fixed.

Mr. F: Okay, I'll see if I can get there Saturday but I don't want to run into any traffic with people trying to ride.

Susan: Nobody has been riding because you said you were coming to fix it!

Mr. F: Oh. You can ride in there if you want to. Have you been watering it?

Susan: No, we've been waiting on you!!

Mr. F: Okay I'll try and get there Saturday.


So. There you have it. He's getting another chance. Lets just see if he shows up. Susan is getting pissed and so am I. I just want to get this over with so I can R I D E!!!


Grey Horse Matters said...

Good luck I hope he does show up, but don't be surprised if he doesn't, by the sound of the conversation, I don't think it looks good.
The good news is you will know by tomorrow if you are on the "pay no mind list" or not.

Anonymous said...

I think the key word is "try". I really hope that you are not holding your breath on this. I think I'd be looking into other options at this point. I think that it's crap that he is blowing you off. Word of mouth in the equine community in our area is a powerful thing. I think it's nice of you to give him one more chance. This has gone on way too long. Seriously, what is it with people telling you that they'll do something and then never follow through? It's been a trend. I say, if you can't do something, don't lead people on and tell them you can. Just say "I'm sorry I can't do it at this time". I'd be more then a little pissed if I were you at this point. Good luck!!

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