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03:50 am: Stereotypical monday
Gakk! I should be sleeping.

Day 4 of work was uneventful & went smoothly. Day 5 on the other hand could have been better. I had my first accident tonite, meaning: I damaged some product. I feel horrible about it, not only for the problems the delay may cause the customer but also because it's only my second week & still under the watchful eye of the higher-ups. My manager was relivedly low-key about it & only focused on the problem long enough to work around it & get the rest of the night's work done. "We all make mistakes," as he said but I intend this to be my last.

Adding to the stress is the fact that I'm having workmen over to level my house at eight in the morning. (Note that I didn't return home from work until a few minutes ago.) (Also note that they're bringing the frame of the house to a level zero degrees, not leveling it to the ground.) This should hopefully fix the problem of my eggs sliding to the far side of the frying pan, the half-inch of air space at the top of my aquarium when it's "full", and possibly even the creaky floor by my front door. I don't know why I agreed to this when I knew Monday would be a long night. I'm seriously hoping it will rain enough that he will have to cancel, or that something else comes up that we can postpone the work. I really need the sleep, but if nothing else maybe I can nap while they're working. I'll certainly be tired enough.

- E V I L O U T -

Additional:
On the brighter side, I've ordered the bit Generations GBA games again. I cancelled the order placed Friday night in favour of a different store tonite. They will take longer to get here but the set is $50 cheaper.

Later:
The workmen were here from about 8:30 to 1 & everything is now "straight nuts." I got a couple hours of sleep before they got here & maybe a couple more while they were working. But even if I didn't sleep the entire time I was trying to I still rested up a bit while laying still in a quiet room. It's going to be a rough night at work fueled by caffeine. I'm tempted to try an energy drink to help keep me awake despite matt_william's recent bad experience but I think I would be better off testing that on a day when consciousness wasn't related to my performance, like B-Fest. Anyway, if I recall correctly (and I may not) Tuesdays are the second lightest at work so I'm hoping for either an easy workload or short shift (or both!) Wish me luck.

Current Mood: stressedstressed
Current Music: heart thudding
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From:laviorli
Date:October 3rd, 2006 08:23 pm (UTC)
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Muffin Buffalo
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From:evil_jim
Date:October 3rd, 2006 08:30 pm (UTC)
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From:laviorli
Date:October 4th, 2006 03:08 am (UTC)
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*laugh* what does that have to do with a tilting trailer?

I wonder wonder why the wonder falls....
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From:evil_jim
Date:October 4th, 2006 06:13 am (UTC)
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What on earth does muffin buffalo have to do with it??
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From:laviorli
Date:October 4th, 2006 04:50 pm (UTC)
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It's an episode of Wonderfalls.
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From:evil_jim
Date:October 4th, 2006 06:43 pm (UTC)
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But what does it meeeeean?
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From:laviorli
Date:October 4th, 2006 08:01 pm (UTC)
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You'd have to see it wouldn't you? geez Jim. :p

This should hopefully fix the problem of my eggs sliding to the far side of the frying pan It reminded me of the tilting trailer.
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From:crabmoon
Date:October 3rd, 2006 11:06 pm (UTC)
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I need to borrow that again! I need to get Fiefly to you.
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From:laviorli
Date:October 4th, 2006 03:05 am (UTC)
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yes! I just got it back from my parents, they didn't watch it yet but I was afraid it would get lost at their house.

Firefly, I'm ready bring it on.
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From:laviorli
Date:October 4th, 2006 03:11 am (UTC)
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p.s. good luck with the light work shift, may restful sleep be in your future.
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From:evil_jim
Date:October 4th, 2006 06:14 am (UTC)
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Home at one AM for a change!!
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