It has been over 40 years since I took a copy of The Complete Sherlock Homes home from the library with the goal of starting with A Study in Scarlet and working my way to the end. I made it to The Valley of Fear and crashed. At the time the appearance of Professor Moriarty confused me. I was young back then and the concept of prequels was not a part of my vocabulary unless clearly stated in the text. I never finsished Valley and probably around that time became immersed in the monthly Doc Sabage
A small disagreement with boss Tami Friday made AAA even more vexing to work with that night. My years of experience dealing with higher ranking NCOs and officers helped curb my tongue as I almost told Tami an unpleasant truth about her management skills. On the other hand I am a favorite of her's regardless of my bull in china shop way and I even offered to do a favor for her Monday. Going to let this one go other then to make mention of it here as a way venting and moving on. A member had
Payday to most Amercians is almost a sacred holiday matched only by the excess of Black Friday. A worker puts in their time if not necessarily all their energy and ability and when the dawn rises on that looked for time for a short time the future seems bright.
So when our new owners inform us payday is now on Friday and no longer Thursday some small grumbles--mostly to do with extra trips to the credit union since the Long Suffering One gets HER pay every Thursday the mantra change
Updated 01-06-2012 at 11:00 PM by mtpspur
For some reason I could not log into the site last night which was just as well as nothing too exciting happened yesterday other then being very busy at work last night with no real war stories to make it entertaining.
However today would be memorable for a couple of things.
First off Ruth had a donut spare put on her SUV the other day to await Thursday payday in order to get a new tire (ended up being a used one). I had offered up the truck again to her to go get
Updated 01-05-2012 at 08:45 PM by mtpspur
Thanks to the holiday schedule my military retirement check posted only yesterday. I put off going to the credit union as long as possible but still give myself time to get things accomplished before reporting to second shift.
At the credit union the rent is duly put in the landlord's checking account--I have NEVER stiffed him which I suspect is the reason he keeps me around since my yardwork skills and building upkeep abilities are not the sterling qualities I am famous for. The