--Introducing a piece of software with no testing whatsoever, which is supposed to convert one piece of client data - from the old software - to the current software. Except we're getting all sorts of weird problems when someone uses something /other/ than Windows, or tries to have it interact in any way with a network, or when certain conditions in the older file aren't met...
--Just overall busy, with clients calling up not able to register or update because they haven't paid their damned bills! Gee, who'da thunk? *boggle*
--Had a new girl start this past Monday, however, we did not have any new computers, and the ones that were supposed to be delivered on Thursday? A whole dozen? Weren't.
I've asked her out three times since the beginning of the month... have gotten maybes, but we haven't done anything. Oh well... I really do enjoy her company, and wish we could do something. And now she's in Florida. I hope she has a great time! Seriously, no sarcasm intended, dear reader.
Then there's the parents... I've spent three more days these past few weeks doing plumbing or electrical work... because I'm there, because I don't say no, because I do the job with minimal griping (but when I get frustated, woo! do I ever.) I've also told them I'm dragging their asses (as well as the rest of their bodies) out to see a movie, but each time we have plenty of time, someone's either sick, or tired, or someone non-parental is depending on the parents to do something.
Take today for example.
I didn't feel like sitting at home doing squat so I decided to find out when The Incredibles was playing today. At 10am I found out there's a showing at 11:10.
So I decide to go. With myself, because Dad's tired or sick, and Mom has to make dinner for my sister's lazy ass slovenly impolite rude and generally bad-person boyfriend. Well screw that.
So I went. And I LOVED it. And then I treated myself to lunch at Wendy's. Got their homestyle chicken strips meal, and instead of fries, I got chili.
"Chili?!?" you ask with a screech.
Yes, chili. I wanted something warm, something with a bit of kick, something with meat! Ar ar ar! I dont' care if my stomach hurts tonight/tomorrow... I enjoyed it!
So tomorrow I get to deal with a guy who's having all sorts of problems seperating a Novell network from the new 2003 based network he's trying to migrate over to (and my company's program just happens to be caught in the middle...)
World of Warcraft gets released! YAY! I took a half day for it, Tuesday and Wednesday... Oh and the contractor that's coming to measure for the new bathroom we're having built for dad's just a side excuse. *angelic smile*
I've been doing decently on the creation front, having created a desktop wallpaper for my good friend ~M~, because I sensed somehow she was having a bad day and combined with a possible roleplaying storyline for WoW, I was struck with the lightning bolt of inspiration. No, it didn't hurt.
I've also gotten out several chapters of the story moving one of my characters from the EQ-based Clan to the WoW-based one, but I'm kind of in a slow spot, and need to move it along - after all, release is less than 48 hours away!
So rambling aside, those of you folks, friends, and random LJ surfers who visit this here onramp to my mind, I wish you (those who celebrate, and even those who don't because you're lucky, you probably get a day off work because of it!) a Very Happy Thanksgiving!