I’m getting very excited about my trip to visit my peeps and fam, but panic is starting to set in. I just wrote down a list of things I need to take care of before I leave, and I’m not sure if there are enough tablets to cover it all. All this payroll and timekeeping stuff is really mind boggling and it sucks that I have no one to help me when I have questions. I ask my supervisor things and walk away even more confused than before. So then I pull out my directory and dial my little fingers down to the quick. It’s a tough life I lead in my vast cubby (I don’t think it’s really a cubicle because it’s sorta a triangle).
One of the managers is going to work on the Semester At Sea ship and I am entirely jealous. She’s sailing around the world and all I get out of this arrangement is Leave of Absence paperwork. There is a fabulous opportunity for my admin pals aboard the ship, if you’re interested. It would be rad to see the world, but there’s this thing called money that I need to pay for things like rent, etc. and my landlord really doesn’t care that I want to see the world. Yet my boss was all for encouraging me to go, as if life is that easy! I guess I’ll have to hold out for fame and world domination before I set out on a seafaring life.
In the meantime, I’m starting a list of all the things I look forward to enjoying on my mini-break:
1. Not being at work; 2. Not getting up to go to work; 3. Not going to sleep so I can get up on time for work; 4. Home cooking and eating out, really…food of any kind that doesn’t come in a microwaveable sleeve; 5. Shopping (enough said); 6. Everyday low prices at the supermarkets and none of this Club Card business; 7. Coffee and books and gabbing with various Gal Pals; 8. Tile, hardwood, granite, and berber carpet–all clean surfaces that have that homeowner feel and none of the gritty, sticky stuff in my apartment; 9. Accidental tanning sessions and lounging by the pool, because I’m way too pasty for July; 10. Hanging out in the city with Lucky 10-Key and going to see The Dresden Dolls!!!!!!!!!!!!
I just have to get through another week and I’ll be a happy valley girl!