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It's bad enough I have to be at work today....

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But where is everyone? Off for good friday? People, I'm sick here. I need distracting from the horrible lurching of my stomach. Get posting!
 

OhioPlanner

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I'm here at work today. My husband gets off at Noon, so I'm going to try to get out of here by 3 pm.
 

Jeff

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I'm leaving soon to go on some surprise day-care inspections.
 

SGB

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I'm here, too.

Unfortunately, I'll be working a full day.

Looking forward to Sunday, as the Easter Bunny (tm) will be delivery our son's very first "big boy" bike - training wheels & all.
 

PlannerByDay

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I'm here. Work is really slow though. I am in the private consulting bus. and all my clients (municipalities) are off so the phone has not rang once, and I can't contact them for information.

SO, it looks like I'll be spending a lot of time on cyburbia, BUT there is no action here either. OH NO what do I do!!
 

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Our company just gave us a half-day off, last-minute (i.e. 10 minutes ago)

Really nice... BUT I have a site inspection at 2 that I can't cancel.

Thanks for the advance notice big-wig!

I think I will institute my own 1/2 day next Friday. :)
 
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My mom, a school teacher, is shocked I have to work today. Granted, between doctor appointments and long lunches spent sleeping, its been a rather light work week, but ugh. Sometimes I miss being 11 and having to show up for school only 180 days a year.
 

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I have several friends who are teachers and they are always talking about all the days they have off. The other day we were chatting and they were talking about all the trips they were planning this summer.

At times I wish I were a teacher then I rememeber all the headaches that go along with it when dealing with the kids.

Although I would not mind being 11 again. At that age you are to young to work and all you do is play outside. I guess I have to wait until I 65-70 when I am retired to do that again. :(
 
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JoshD said:

At times I wish I were a teacher then I rememeber all the headaches that go along with it when dealing with the kids.
hee! Geneseo (where I did my undergrad) was a big teaching college, so a lot of my friends are teachers. I wanted to strangle them when after their 10 days off for Christmas, they were moaning for a snow day. And very occasionally I also wish I were a teacher, but then I too think about all the crap that is going on in the public school system right now - huge budget problems here in NY, crappy administration, inclusion, blah blah and I'm so happy to be a planner! Plus, when I feel the urge to throw up at work, I can run to the bathroom without having to get anyone to cover for me to make sure the room doesn't descend into chaos while I'm out.
 

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Sorry to hear you all have to work, seems odd.

I'm at my parent's house. Getting ready to help do some outside cleanup..

I guess I am lucky I even get Monday off.
 

prudence

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Half day. It's enjoyable, though. The phone rarely rings. A group of us will be stopping by a local gin mill for some libations after work.
 

PlannerByDay

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OH DONK

Of course you will logon on your day off and boast about having the day off and monday toboot.

All of us us poor souls envy you. Have fun in the yard cleaning up.
 

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prudence said:
Half day. It's enjoyable, though. The phone rarely rings. A group of us will be stopping by a local gin mill for some libations after work.
I decided at 3PM Thursday that the calendar was clear and I could burn 4 hours of vacationeasily enough... so I'm at home.

Prudence, see you at Matty's around 2PM but gotta leave for last night of bowling by 5-ish. Thats assuming I get my car from Bamboo Bobs on 1st and Greenfield before then, as I had to cab it home last night....
 

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At work as usual....been relatively busy though....now I'm off to scout some restaurants for tonight's seafood dinner w/ my wife and daughter. :)
 

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JoshD said:
I would not mind being 11 again. At that age you are to young to work and all you do is play outside. I guess I have to wait until I 65-70 when I am retired to do that again. :(
... Except that by 65-70 your ability to jump around and play on the monkey bars is a little more limited.

I'm with you, JoshD -- I think all our clients are off for the day, because the phones have been extremely quiet. If they leave me in peace, I can get more work done. I'm finally getting around to doing a boring environmental review.

Since the boss left for vacation today, I'm leaving early to go shopping. Woo-hoo!
 

PlannerByDay

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My boss is out as well, but said he might be in about 4-4:30 and asked me to cover a few things for him.

SO... that leaves me hanging, If I leave and he shows up ...uh oh...JoshD will need an excuse on monday.

It is pretty tempting.
 

Mud Princess

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If your boss says he's coming in at 4-4:30... maybe he was just trying to give you an incentive to stick around. Who goes into the office at 4:00 on Friday afternoon - especially before a holiday?!
 

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Mud Princess said:
Who goes into the office at 4:00 on Friday afternoon - especially before a holiday?!
HA. You've never met our boss!
 

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Sorry to hear that

I am sorry to hear that people do have to work today. I have the day off... and I am still on here..

THANKS ALOT... This web site is addicting.
 
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Re: Sorry to hear that

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THANKS ALOT... This web site is addicting.
We knew we'd get you hooked! Just wait until a morning when cyburbia is down for some strange reason - horrible panicky feelings about "What if it is down FOREVER?" :)
 

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ah yes, I'm here, just got the call from James he got off at noon today and he's going out for margaritas. :( Why can't I have a margarita?!?! (since no margaritas for you Kel, I'll drink for the both, wait three ;), of us)
 
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TexasPlanner said:
ah yes, I'm here, just got the call from James he got off at noon today and he's going out for margaritas. :( Why can't I have a margarita?!?! (since no margaritas for you Kel, I'll drink for the both, wait three ;), of us)
Slackers. Rob went home early today also after a meeting, so he's home already. sigh. this is the S L O W E S T afternoon EVER. Enjoy that margarita.

*miserably chugs warm flat gingerale*
 

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JoshD said:
Although I would not mind being 11 again. At that age you are to young to work and all you do is play outside. I guess I have to wait until I 65-70 when I am retired to do that again. :(
Give me the college years again. The years between 18-22 are definitely the time you can have the most fund with the least amount of responsibility.
 

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TexasPlanner said:
ah yes, I'm here, just got the call from James he got off at noon today and he's going out for margaritas. :( Why can't I have a margarita?!?! (since no margaritas for you Kel, I'll drink for the both, wait three ;), of us)
UGG I met Pridence and the office gang out for drinks after they were done with work (YES I am now the rigning king of the billiards table!) , then went to last night of bowling, then stayed out till 3am, had breakfast and rolled in as god's flashlight was beginning to peek over the horizon.

You know, I can still paint the town red, it just takes longer to apply a second coat.
 
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I'm having just a crazy week, planning board tuesday, hosting a pampered chef party wednesday, planning luncheon thursday and then my mom is coming into town on friday to take care of me for the weekend. I wish planners got spring break!
 
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Acutally, I can just imagine what Planner Spring Break would be like....Contests involving X-treme Site Inspections, and Presenting an Effective Planning Board Presentation after a round of Century Club.
 

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I had a hard time getting out of bed today. It's been a long five-day weekend.... and I didn't want to come in to work. Only a few more weeks until the next holiday. Woohoo!
 

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nerudite said:
I had a hard time getting out of bed today. It's been a long five-day weekend.... and I didn't want to come in to work. Only a few more weeks until the next holiday. Woohoo!
Me too! Heading to the UK May 4-18. Unless I catch SARS first.
 

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I called in sick then came in for 11:00. Recovering from a wedding saturday night with an open bar and lots of beer and hard liquor.

I need a vacations (at least 2-3 weeks) but don't see it in my future.
 
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donk said:
I called in sick then came in for 11:00. Recovering from a wedding saturday night with an open bar and lots of beer and hard liquor.
Donk, it's Tuesday. Saturday was three days ago. Must have been some party!

And Tran - be careful! Do you have your surgical mask on? :)
 

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KMateja said:

And Tran - be careful! Do you have your surgical mask on? :)
Nope...no mask yet. Very, very few people are walking around with them on around here. People are pretty spooked about the whole thing though.
 

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NEWSFLASH!

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And Tran - be careful! Do you have your surgical mask on? :)
Surgical maks will NOT protect you from SARS. My ex- works for a major supply company. The World Health Organization just placed a HUGE order with them for full-face fitting respirators.

The size of the order was astounding to the folks at the company. The SARS thing is probably going to get alot worse before it gets better...
 

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Kmateja observed
Donk, it's Tuesday. Saturday was three days ago. Must have been some party!
It was, it took me 2 days to drive home (typically takes 4 hours). Had to change my route to stop at my parent's to sleep.

That is what happens when the groom's company makes the boxes for moosehead. We actually started the wedding party on Friday night and did not stop until sunday afternoon.
 

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Re: Re: NEWSFLASH!

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DUCT TAPE SAVES!!
CAUTION: The World Health Organization does not recommend duct taping your mouth and nostrils shut to avoid Sudden Accute Respiratory Syndrome.
 

Wannaplan?

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Sorry I wasn't around to help you. I was in Paris, New York, and Venice for the week-end... err, I mean Las Vegas.


KMateja said:
But where is everyone? Off for good friday? People, I'm sick here. I need distracting from the horrible lurching of my stomach. Get posting!
 

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Re: Re: It's bad enough I have to be at work today....

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Sorry I wasn't around to help you. I was in Paris, New York, and Venice for the week-end... err, I mean Las Vegas.
Alright! Debauchery over a holy weekend. Sweet!
 

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Had Good Friday off, so I left town on Wednesday and just came back Tuesday night. I went to.... Well, maybe it will be in "Name that City #46."
 

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Michael Stumpf said:
Had Good Friday off, so I left town on Wednesday and just came back Tuesday night. I went to.... Well, maybe it will be in "Name that City #46."
Tacoma!
 
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