Thursday, January 15, 2015

Wednesday



Wednesday was the coldest night of the winter so far. It was 0 degrees here, but -17 degrees in Pontiac. I had my cupboard door opened under the sink and the water dripping in the laundry tub, so I had prepared.

I bundled up and left for work. It was chaos! Both our network and phone systems kept going down and then coming back up. The LAN-WAN folks were running from MDFs to IDFs, trying to find the problem and our Telecom guy was on the phone with AT&T.

My only problem is that I couldn’t work for the first couple of hours. So, I was bored.

Since some people had worked half the night and would be there late, the department bought pizza, salad and soda for everyone at lunchtime.

I had to do some grocery shopping, so I went to Larry’s Foodland and got some russet potatoes, some breadcrumbs and a box of crimini mushrooms.

Things calmed down a little in the afternoon. I never heard what the problem with the network was (and probably never will), but Fred and Doug were meeting with AT&T techs sometime after 5:00 p.m.

I took in the trashcan (the tubs were gone). I did the Wednesday night wash. I was still sort of full from the pizza, so I didn’t make the dinner I’d planned. I just made a bologna sandwich with yellow mustard and lettuce when I got hungry.

I watched a couple taped shows and went to bed at 10:30 p.m.

4 comments:

  1. You're the third person to mention bologna in a week. It must be a sign from the universe. What was the planned dinner? Something with crumbs and shrooms?

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  2. Nope. Clam Shower. It's cold!!!

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  3. Dude, Bologna is the new Spam! You folks down south didn't know that?

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