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July 29, 2009 at 6:33 am Leave a comment

This one’s about having “one of those mornings”.

It starts at 4:00am as I am shaving in the shower and feel that all too familiar razor slice on the neck.  Instant shock and burning and droplets of red on the shower floor.  Luckily I’ve seen 3 episodes of Grey’s Anatomy so I was able to stem the bleeding.  Seriously, my “go to” trick is an ice cube on the small nicks.  Works every time.

A few minutes later on the way out the door with my laptop bag in one hand, lunch in the other and 16oz plastic cup full of Diet Coke clenched in my teeth…well the inevitable happened and the cup slipped from my teeth.  

Now I’ve been doing this for years and have never, ever dropped the cup…until today.

Diet Coke and ice went everywhere including on the laptop bag and my jeans.  Having numerous children I know how to quickly jump into action to mop up a spill.  Two soggy towels and three minutes later I’ve refilled the cup and I’m ready to head out the door.  I’m OCD about my morning routine so the 3 minute delay has me in a tizzy…not to mention the wet spot on my jeans (left thigh).

The ride to work was uneventful (though I was waiting for something). 

Within the first five minutes at work the optical mouse appeared to die on one of the control room computers.  I couldn’t get it to move at all…even after beating it repeatedly on the desktop (hey, sometimes that does work).  Since I don’t know where they keep the spare mouses or mice or whatever, my go to remedy is the ever popular reboot.  Surprisingly that seems to have fixed the mouse problem…who knew.

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