Friday, July 31, 2009

end of first week back
tension resttles in the back
paperwork almost not insane

mid shift
retirement party for tech
good time had by all

Thursday, July 30, 2009

road trip for lumber
stopping off at Staples
to Admin's stuff

retirement plans
envelop all the day's free time
-it came together

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

hump day-
glimpsing end of this week's paperwork
more retirement plans

chatting with boss-
needing lessons in the skill
of managing upward

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

paperwork day-
pizza with guys for lunch
whittling on the pile

chatting with boss-
planning retirement party
and next week's manning

Monday, July 27, 2009

first day after vaca
gossip raging on the floor
office filled with stuff

Thursday, July 16, 2009

vacation eve-
everyone needs something
only I can do

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

vaca minus two days-
working through audit stuff
boss' to do list

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

today's to do
moving papers off my desk
two things off boss list

afternoon shuffle-
two contractors and phone tag
joy and rapture...

Monday, July 13, 2009

start of week
digging out from piles of paper
and meetings....

computer lessons
tech writes his first work order
sweating bullets

Friday, July 10, 2009

computer input day
the checked pile starts overtaking
the "to do" pile

chat with boss
plans for next audit tour
filling in the gaps

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Hump day Plus One-
early computer lessons
for the mechanics

midday treat
tech working on the computer

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

early training
laser coder tech and I
discussing focal length

paper pile dwindling
the lamina of my desk
slowly growing

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

coder not working
wishing recall of my optics
to get a clear date

midday walk
finding pit to scream into
much better later

Monday, July 6, 2009

Monday, Monday.....
line crashes at startup
let the fun begin

paper work mountain
slicing one more layer off
empowering two techs

Friday, July 3, 2009

holiday shift-
solving problems on the fly
chatting up plant manager

Thursday, July 2, 2009

after four hours
parts management ephihany
on to the last pile

holiday eve
getting the most bang
from triple time bucks

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

short production day
now working on the weekend
joy and rapture...

short production day
hours on the computer
paperwork on the wane