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Return of the King

The Return of the King

Posted on 2006.09.14 at 09:37
Current Location: 63134
Current Music: Lord of the Rings III: The Return of the King Soundtrack
0815: Arrive work
0830: Finish Scooby-Snack w/Carla, enter building
0845: Previously 'fixed' conference room goes Tango-Uniform during VP meeting
0900: Initiate phone-interview with potential new contractor
0915: Catch up on office events while I was away with staff
0930: Begin going through hundreds of emails
0945: Brief staff on potential contractor interview
1000: Scooby-Snack w/Carla
1015: Back to emails
1030: Visited with the janitor who had been asking about me every single day I was gone
1045: Emails
1100: Scooby-Snack w/Carla
1115: Updated calendar, updated timesheet
1130: Sketched out a rough-draft of my D.C. trip
1200: Lunch
1245: Scooby-Snack w/Carla
1300: Visiting with the executive admin to the Vice President of Legal Services
1315: Talked BSG with a client
1330: Visited with Facilities concerning a secondary agenda in D.C.
1345: Work on troubleshooting a Board Member's Laptop
1415: Worked with Networks Group
1430: Discussed a user's refresh date & laptop battery
1445: Board Member's Laptop
1500: Scooby-Snack w/Carla
1530: Email
1545: Voicemails since I was gone
1600: Set up a phone interview for tomorrow
1615: Talked with Bill
1630: Called people back from Voicemails
1700: Home, James...

Of course that doesn't surprise me either, since I had so many electronics stuffed in my suitcase, it probably looked like a bomb on x-ray.

One more thing - boy was I surprised when I got to the hotel and found that I had forgotten to move my 4-inch quick-release knife to my checked baggage and made it all the way to Albany, NY in my carry-on!


drax0r at 2006-09-15 00:26 (UTC) (Link)
It works better when you finish the img src tag.

ehowton at 2006-09-15 03:49 (UTC) (Link)
Indeed it does. Thank you.
galinda822 at 2006-09-15 03:08 (UTC) (Link)
It's good to have you back....I missed our scooby-snacks together!!! :)
We did good - only 5.
ehowton at 2006-09-15 03:49 (UTC) (Link)
It was a busy day.
(Anonymous) at 2006-09-16 05:59 (UTC) (Link)
Carla likes scooby-snack too!?
ehowton at 2006-09-16 12:53 (UTC) (Link)
Carla's a smoker, but she will have the occational cigar with my wife and I if we're on the back deck grilling.
dreamkatch at 2006-09-17 05:18 (UTC) (Link)
wow, the knife thing is really reassuring.....

and my schedule this weekend:

5:00 - The Daily Show
5:30 - The Colbert Report
6:00 - Trading Spaces
7:00 - Futurama
7:30 - Trailer Park Boys
8:00 - The Simpsons
8:30 - The Simpsons
9:00 - Family Guy
9:30 - South Park

Ok, you get the picture, but really it was just background noise. I got a surprising amount of stuff done today!
ehowton at 2006-09-18 03:01 (UTC) (Link)
Well I'm surprised they didn't catch it, but also glad - I've thrown too many 'banned' items away at the terminal before. Stupid terrorists.
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