phew!

I just completed day 5 of the 8 day/12 hr shifts  in iowa...3 more to go. But, I am having fun sort of.....I am the one dealing with the outtage crew, and the best thing is there are no nonsense lists sticking all over the place that mean...

Good Morning world

Jeez, checked the schedule on line and I am in for 8 12 hr shifts, well, 11.5 actually, but whos counting till it comes to the paycheck.....wonder what thats all about? Seems the new guy I trained has made himself unavailable...fuckin A. I should...

Early to bed, early to rise..................

Pretty soon its bed time for me, gotta get up at 4. I have been watching the weather, isnt anything going on yet, but its coming. They say its supposed to come into the area about 6 tomorrow night, just about the time I get off. Oh the joy. I can only...

Good morning, bet you're all sleeping ain't ya

I was sleeping like a big ole snoring baby, and the other half comes in and says, I made coffee and thought you might like to get back on your schedule....IT WAS 4 A.M. and I dont go back till tomorrow morning, not today.   JEEZ. But I said OK and got...

Silver linings

Things did work out a little for me today. One of the expense vouchers finally found its way to me and boy howdy, did that make a difference. This was reimbursement for the first trip to Milwaukee that was out of pocket. I was beginning to wonder if...

DO YOU EVEN KNOW YOUR JOB???WTF

and I thought for a moment that I wanted to go back to this????omg, and hell no, how did I live through this without killing someone or myself....jesus H christ, it almost feels like someone elses bad dream.......cept it was mine. I will deal with the...

schedule change, oh for petes sake

I have known about the outagge starting all along, have even told (them) about what I was hearing, but they couldnt do anything about it until they  heard things "OFFICIALLY" The lines of communication never change, no matter where you work...the...

Elmos secret revealed

Hey...Elmo, I know your secret now, I am watching it on animal planet, they are in OHIO and seems that darling state has THE BIGGEST CONCENTRATION OF BIGFOOTS/SIGHTINGS.....hahahahahaha, maybe I shouldnt be so blithe about this, my daddy was from...

just bumping around

I went out for a bit with twin 2 yesterday, just roaming through the $ store. We stopped at the grocery store before we came home and ran into an employee of the place I used to be. He was not one of the force, but rather a supervisor of the...

Sunday, just another day......

Have you ever bought one of the extended warranty things they sell? Usually I dont, but I have, when the original price of something is over 100....cause you know the thing is going to go down, the day AFTER the warranty expires.... 3 yrs ago I...

thinkin.......sigh

I got an email for V-day. but thats neither heare nor there, flowers, bublegum, something wouldve been fun, but jeez, I am not going to be petty about it. The new job is going ok....I am doing it solo, 45 hr weeks, and I like it. The drive can get...

Sunday, just another day......

I woke up at 530 and decided to stay up for a bit. I spent yesterday fighting a "tired" I just couldnt figure out. I tell ya, I would be up for a bit, then get hit with a wave of omg, go lay down, and actually feel like I could have gone back to sleep...

Weekends off are good!

In the past week I have trained 3 people at the post I am working. Fun huh. The first one looked like he was 12 yr.old(actually 23), but very young looking and quite the eager little bee! Likeable though, got along fine with him. He had traveled  up...

bleh

I keep hitting the wrong button and making everything go away, for gods sake, figured out I had my chair to far to one side and it was me that was off center....so whats new with that? Ater the last 10 days of fog, snow  snow and more snow, then...

ZZZZZZZZZZ...plz

Wouldnt you know, its after 8 and I am getting the nods...aint happening, no matter how good laying down would feel. I would wake up around midnight and wander around till I fell back in bed. When I go down, I want for it to be for atleast 8 hrs...

snow, snow, snow, enough already

I actually have the weekend off, how kool is that! I dont remember having consecutive weekends off, ever, not for the last quarter of a century anyway....looked at my up and coming schedule and it's M-F for quite a while, well as long as the one of...

I am getting better

I had the other half drive me into work yesterday, in all that snow and blowing. He told me it was his truck and if it got ditched he would rather it be him that did it...it took twice the gas, cause he also had to come and get me, but it all worked...