Monday, December 31, 2007

New Shift

First shift on days
Murphy's law in full effect
3 AM start time

Saturday, December 29, 2007

end of brutal week
humming "What Time is It?"
on the way out

Friday, December 28, 2007

last two days on nights
setting up the successor
with book of cheat sheets

Thursday, December 27, 2007

first day back
murphy's law in full effect
oh joy and rapture

Friday, December 21, 2007

Visit plus 4
the inspection failure list
in all its glory

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Visit Day 3
hearing a few good things
with the demerits

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Visit Day 2
bloodbath over sanitation
nastygrams and phone calls
bloodbath over sanitation

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

holiday party
no gifts given to bosses
scoping the plants

V day tomorrow-
screaming toward the finish
with five less bodies

Saturday, December 15, 2007

V minus 3 days
starting huge holding pattern
for all the mahufs

Friday, December 14, 2007

V minus 4 days-
chit chatting with the boss
over weekend plans

ensd of shift
man asks me to make coffee
"one for the team"

Thursday, December 13, 2007


V minus 5 days
the urge to curl up and read
is overwhelming

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

V day minus 6
keeping energy
for final push

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

start of new week
buckets of testosterone
on my last nerve

v day minus 7
trying to hold the line
against the dirt

Saturday, December 8, 2007

v day minus 10
per my direct boss

extra cleaning job

Friday, December 7, 2007

V minus 11 days
walking through the plant
liking what I see

Thursday, December 6, 2007

V day minus 12
starting to nitpck early
not relaxing yet

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

V minus 13 days
clean peeking through the cracks
my boss is antsy

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Vminus 14
white knight's yearly visit
we all get ready

Saturday, December 1, 2007

end of the week
being the bad guy stinks
just wanna go home