Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Get mad, then get over it

Well my day started great. My radishes are starting to grow in my little rooftop garden, I have 8 seedling peas in the greenhouse and there seems to be lots of flowers getting ready to pop in my garden. Then I got to work. Now I'm not exactly loving it at work anyway with my deepening case of Barnheart. But the job I had to do this morning just pushed me over the edge. All I had to do was print and bind 6 copies of a presentation. Not that difficult really. I first started printing it in black and white instead of colour because I forgot to change the default. Then I noticed I was sent 2 copies of it and I started printing the wrong one because my email didn't catch up with what I was doing. I then started printing it in black and white instead of colour again. Finally I got it printing and it took nearly half an hour to print 30 sheets. That's a minute a sheet!!! By the time I had this one bound the lady who was taking them to the presentation they were for was here. We gave her the one we'd done and then started on the next. At this point it was brought to my attention that they were printing outside of the margins so it was chopping bits off. Grrrr!!!!! So we had to send the lady off with no copies of it while I was left to fix the powerpoint. That was easy fortunately. All I had to do was set the page setup to A4 rather than custom. It took 2 seconds. Now if it had been sent to my home address like I asked I could have done this last night. Ah well

So 1 cup of coffee later I am now printing it all again and we will either courier it over or post it out if they're not desperate for it.

I am not much calmer and have done as the title of today's post suggested. I am still counting down the working hours will I have some time off though (20hrs 25mins). I plan to spend most of that week sewing knitting and baking. Bliss!

Just got in from planting out leek and turnip and chard seeds. There is vegetable soup simmering on the cooker top and I have plans to make a dress tonight. Life is just so much better at home! Hope y'all have had a great day.


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