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Old 07-05-13, 07:15 AM   #1
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Working crew blues-Who's in?

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Old 07-05-13, 07:27 AM   #2
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Let me assure you, the unemployment line blues are The Blues.
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Don't sunshine on my parade!!!!

I'm happy to have a job just do not want to be here today!
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I could be worse you might not have us cheering you on!
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I'm happy to have a job just do not want to be here today!
Same here.

Everyone else in the firm took the day off. I'm so freaking bored and I've only been here ten minutes.
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THIS!

Besides, I had to be at work on Canada Day... Well, at work while fishing and wake boarding
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Two of us here in the office. Used to be a 12 person office. Now we're down to 3. So, I guess two being here isn't so bad.
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There are 80 people off today in my office. The quiet is kind of nice.
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I'm working....at home, on the couch with the TdF in the background....getting pissed off about the data I've been given to use.
WTF can't they do some simple preliminary checks on this stuff? Really simple checks.
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Old 07-05-13, 08:56 AM   #11
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I'm in. We have 5 of 8 today.
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Old 07-05-13, 09:01 AM   #12
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out until the 15th.

Not all fun and games... Wednesday I have a heart cath. I should be back home by Friday.
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There are 80 people off today in my office. The quiet is kind of nice.
Any stinky security persons?
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No one made coffee here today, though.
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Old 07-05-13, 09:31 AM   #15
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I think we have a full crew in my section today. Overall the area is quiet tho. And I'm taking the afternoon off.
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Not all fun and games... Wednesday I have a heart cath. I should be back home by Friday.
Too much wine, women, & song?

Seriously, I hope all goes well SB.
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I am hoping someone sends us home early today. I'd love to ride out to Maple View Farm or White Cross or somewhere before heading home to the usual chaos.
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I am here. I am the only one here. Looking for my motivation.
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Old 07-05-13, 10:27 AM   #19
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I am here. I am the only one here. Looking for my motivation.
I think I saw it floating away down what used to be the road....it's now known as the Peachtree River.
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They had coffee in the basement. About half of the usual suspects were in the basement conference room for lunch.
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jsharr, we have some Krispy Kremes over here if you need some motivation.
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Old 07-05-13, 12:31 PM   #22
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Home for lunch, but I'll be headed back to work, shortly.
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The bandwidth at work is so much better for streaming live TdF video.
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I brought my own coffee and stopped at Soonja's bakery for an "American" breakfast burrito and a chocolate donut with almonds.
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I work a lot of weekends, holidays, birthdays, and anniversaries. In the ranking of holidays/celebrations, the 4th probably comes in 3rd. Being on the road in some hotel during Christmas or Thanksgiving is something to experience if you have never tried it. Everything is closed, there is no place to eat. Although, last Christmas in Minneapolis, the hotel was kind enough to have a supply of bag lunches available at the front desk. The job is what it is so take comfort that you will be home at the end of the day.
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