On Sunday afternoon, I dug my bike out of the basement and rode a few miles to Autozone. I plopped down on a jump start kit. (It’s heavy, so it wasn’t easy riding back from the store with that swinging from my handlebars.) I charged it up and the next morning…nothing. Damn thing didn’t work. […]Read More The car works again…
We have a department meeting today about due dates. *rolls eyes* Great. It’s going to be one of those times when they talk generally about procedures and blah blah blah…but everyone’s eyes are on me. I’m going to be sinking low into my chair and wishing I was anyplace else. The dentist’s office, hitting my […]Read More Due dates…
So I’m working on this career site for some stupid client that’s due today. Then I get asked if I’ve finished one that’s due Tuesday. …so (as I had planned to do anyway) I go and do that after I finish the one due today. As I’m about to finish that, I get asked why […]Read More Impatience! ARRRGH!
I spent most of Saturday plowing through the entire season of Digimon Tamers looking for sound clips that would be appropriate for our performance at Katsucon. I think I’ve got everything I need. I’d better…since I recorded about 40 minutes of sound bytes to make a 2 minute skit. I’m going to edit them together tonight […]Read More Foxes, Pain, and Dizziness: Why I Shouldn’t Leave the House
I went to another cousins’ dinner tonight at Elly’s. Tonight’s adventure was split pea soup. Ugh. I hate peas. Oh well, it actually wasn’t too bad. Better than fish. Pretty busy at work this week with the new version of the site in progress. I’m being quite productive. Wheee! Of course, the more I look […]Read More Imagine Whirled Peas
I have to work Saturday. Poop. So much for sleeping until noon. (…and when asked, it’s not like I could say “No” with the threat of layoffs looming about.) Speaking of Saturday, I have quite a few friends planning to attend the Fetish Flea at the Boston Park Plaza (yes, that Boston Park Plaza) this […]Read More So much for my plans to sleep late…
Monster usually does layoffs only on Tuesdays…but they let some people go today. Pretty unexpected. Some friends of people in my department too. They seemed to mostly be in Product Management…which doesn’t make a lot of sense to do now…right in the middle of a major product change. (There will be a big site redesign […]Read More Layoffs…again.
It has snowed (a little or a lot) every damn day since Friday…and it’s going to keep doing that through Thursday of this week (so says weather.com). I’d like to see the sun again someday. Got some stuff done at work today, but I really wanted nothing more than going home and crawling into bed. […]Read More Snow country
At our weekly department meeting yesterday, Christine told us that we’d need to start filling out timesheets daily. ARGH! That’s one of the things I absolutely hated having to do when I worked for The Monster Board four years ago. Except for the occasional consulting job that required me to count my hours, I have […]Read More I hate timesheets
I got a smack on the wrist today for coming in about 20 minutes later than usual without calling to say I’d be in later. Yeah, I overslept a little bit and then discovered I had to scrape my car when I got out to it this morning. Blah. Got my Christmas presents from Lizz. […]Read More Yeah, shame on me. Whatever.