Power Plant Janitor John Fry Standing Guard as Floors Dry

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John Fry had a peculiar way of standing in front of the bathroom door in the electric shop after he had mopped the bathroom floor as he waited for the floor to dry.  It was as if he was a sentry on duty in front of the Buckingham Palace in London because he would stand so still.  I would amuse myself by picturing him dressed in the red Beefeater uniform standing at attention at the bathroom door at a coal-fired Power Plant in North Central Oklahoma.

Guard at Buckingham Palace Guard at Buckingham Palace

Only John wasn’t carrying a rifle, he was holding his broom handle.  He would hold the handle of the broom so that it was parked just behind his right ear.  His head would be slightly bent forward and the expression on his face was one of deep thought.  John didn’t speak much.  I wondered if he had ever been a…

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