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Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Back to work, if I remember how

For the first time in what seems like forever, I have had four days off in a row.

It hasn't really been that long. I just took several days off at the beginning of the month to go to a friend's wedding, and depending on how the overtime situation worked that way, that may have added up to four consecutive days off. But going to a wedding hardly counts as a day off. Wedding usually make for long days and nights, and when you factor in the four total hours of travel, it was a pretty full day.

I wasn't really expecting four days off this time. I had planned to put in for one day of overtime but circumstances demanded that I put in for two, lest I be mandated to work on Sunday, when I was planning on having a birthday celebration for my mom. As the overtime wheel rolled, I was at the bottom of the roster for Friday, and near the bottom Saturday, and my overtime was cancelled both days.

I was grateful for the time off. Though the money would have been nice, too.

So now I start back to work, Tuesday through Friday. I will put in for Saturday so I might get in sixty hours for a seventy hour paycheck. And I will put in for the following Tuesday for the same reason. And the Tuesday and Wednesday after that, and the Monday after that, and... well, we'll see how things go.

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