Mister Eclectic (howeird) wrote,
Mister Eclectic

Done and Done

Another night of waking up at weird times. Spook did the head butt thing at about 6 am, even jumped over my body for more, twice.

Listened to KIRO radio on the Echo Dot. TuneIn radio is pretty neat.

Got to work, parked in the garage in one of the three e-car slots, but two other cars were using the charger. Went upstairs, found my new desk, unpacked my boxes, took away everything except my Microsoft Ship-It award, which I left as a placeholder. Said hi to my new clustermates, let them know it was fine to use that space.

Drove back to the hole, grabbed breakfast from the break room, which was fully stocked for a change.

Got that bug to occur again, added the video to the bug report. Same app on another unit was too slow to even test.

Lunch was tuna casserole, pudding for dessert.

Spent all day watching videos, lots of America's Got Talent which are in two formats - the official ones only show the performance, there are unofficial ones which show the whole segment start to finish. I'm not as interested in the bio as I am in the judges' comments. There was an incredible performance by a 9-year-old girl. Why do they always cry when they get a standing ovation? I never do. :-)

I'll make an exception for this one - the bio makes it all the more inspiring. The song is Rise Up by Andra Day. I like the little girl's rendition better than the original.

Toward the end of the day boss' boss asked me to create a spreadsheet which I've already been doing for weeks, and shared with Boss. Boss is on vacation this week. Boss2 had made a suggestion a week or so ago about a way to get the info from another source, but it didn't work. We went back and forth a few times, each time his suggestion did not work. I'd of course tried all the things a week ago.

It would have been nice to have more detailed instructions. It would have been nicer for the person who coded the source to have exported the info into a usable format. And it's not like they hired me to be an admin.

Straight home after work. Walked to the community center for the mobile home park social group's board meeting, and it was a mess. Board elections were billed as the same board as last year, but they added one person to replace a resigning member. After the usual business was done, the Prez opened up the floor, but things got out of hand because he doesn't know how to run a meeting, the VP shouted everyone down, and the Prez suddenly gaveled the meeting adjourned. No rules of order. No wonder no one wants to serve on the board.

Walked home, Lou wasn't out and about. Maybe this weekend I'll find out what happened at the Monday meeting. The board refused to talk about it.

Thought about going to Lowe's for plants, but did more research instead. Lilies of the Nile are in the running, but now so are:
Salvia spathacea
Callistemon ‘Violaceus’
Isomeris arborea
Ceanothus 'Concha
Eriogonum grande var. rubescens

Watched the news on Tivo, nothing except follow-ups and rumors. Dinner was the sourdough salami and swiss sandwich I made 2 days ago. Ice cream with honey and walnuts. Home made limeade. I need to buy more limes.

The weather has turned again, it was cold and cloudy and windy, and may rain soon.

Plans for tomorrow:
Contract rep meet and greet in the afternoon
Main building is having a TGIF with a DJ outside the cafeteria at about 4. Not sure if I'll go.

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