Thursday, September 21, 2006

Minute by Minute

10:20AM If you can't tell, I'm at work right and now and bored out of my mind. I've been sitting here for over an hour doing shit all and I'm not sure why. I've no access to msn or hotmail (security issues), so blogging is my only contact with the outside world. And by outside world, I mean real people who aren't pixelated NBA players. Oh look its already time for my 15-minute break. What a stressful morning of blogging it has been. Almost as stressful as playing video games.

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10:50AM I just took my 15-minute break. Didn't do too much, just went to the washroom and walked around the place in circles. The security gaurds here eye me suspiciously.

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11:00AM My game crashes for the upteenth time, so I get up and stroll around the office. I look for the cat on the leash I saw yesterday. Can't find it. Boo.

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11:30AM Free energy drinks! Apparently they are giving away free samples in the EAt (so clever) cafeteria. I slog my way over there and down 4 shots of what appear to be urine samples. Urine samples that taste like a way too sweet Red Bull. The promo girls tell me the effects will work in 20 minutes.

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11:50AM WHEEEEEEEE!!!!!!

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12:05PM ZZZZZZZZ. Promo girls neglect to tell me that I will soon crash and burn. I stare blankly at my video game screen. The new build we are working on sucks as bad as the old one and we now have nothing to do. We eagerly await instructions. Well, everyone else does. I'm half asleep.

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12:15PM Crap. 45-minutes till lunch. I've been perusing the online menu, trying to decide what to order. I already had a fresh Mexican Omelette this morning (mmm, made with real Mexicans) but I still want something filling. Here is what I have narrowed it down to: Eggplant stewed with tomato, chilies, fresh herbs and balsamic gastrique (v) $5.99, Honey glazed ham with orange allspice pan jus $5.99, Lamb Souvlaki with tzatziki, hummus, and pita bread $5.99 small order $3.99, Chicken teriyaki salad over spinach with crisp noodles, snap peas, and red peppers, with Asian sesame dressing $5.99 or Smoked salmon frittata with herbed cream cheese, Bermuda onion and caper crisps $5.99. I think I want the salad.

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1:45PM WHEEEE! This is after another urine/energy drink sample. Oh, and I decided to go with the salad. It was OK. Anyway, lunch isn't over yet but during my meal, I ended up talking with two co-workers (rare females) about adventures in blogging. I entertained them (I hope) with my tales of the crazy-ass comments from crazy-ass people that have been left on my wee blog. And I'm sure that admission alone will bring some more along. So, I sit back and wait.

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2:05PM Searching for a photo that might encompass my boredom, I come across this. All I have to say is: "It's about time they came out with a newer version of myself"




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2:20 PM I am frusterated with the Miami heat in this PS3 crap. It's hard to play with zombies. I am still winning though.





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2:25 PM Oh Good. I learn my task for the rest of the day. I am to create a player and make it the craziest player ever. Then I will take that player into all the games and see what makes it crash.

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2:53PM I made a basketball player from Scotland. The game crashed.

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3:05PM PS3 appears to be having a meltdown. Does not compute, does not compute, does not...

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3:45PM Break is over and I feel sad knowing I have an hour and 45 minutes left before I can leave and break the boredom cycle. Can't wait to get outta here.

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3:46PM I realize that Ross's parents are meeting my Mother for the first time tonight. She is going to embarass the hell out of me and the Lockharts won't want anything to do with me ever again. Must think up a plan to get out of dinner. Hmmmm. PS3 blew up in a fiery accident? Had to help a man look for his cat? Got lost on the way over and ended up in the Village of the Damned?

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3:47PM Realize that my boyfriend reads this blog and thus will probably not believe such excuses. Sigh.

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3:48Pm Anyone need me to work OT tonight?

6 comments:

almost famous kiwi said...

I have a better excuse, your mother is actually a Kiwi who lives in montreal and can not be present at tonights dinner, however she has asked that her aunt Tuuli step in to help, therefore if anything embarrassing happens it was the aunt, not the mother and if all else fails, tell them your mother was abducted by aliens and replaced with something not from this earth. But in all seriousness, your mom is adorable so stop worrying!

almost famous kiwi said...

Ps the second posting was sent by the aliens not by me. beware, they're here

Wanderlusting said...

I deleted your filthy-ass second comment.

mwahaha.

Now we will never know what was said by the Aliens.

C'est la vie!! said...

and u get paid to do this!!! Yes, I am jealous :P

btw, nice blog

Wanderlusting said...

C'est la vie - thanks! And though I really shouldn't complain about my job (especially around gamers who would kill me to get it...) the great thing is that its only for 6 weeks or so. I think anything more than that and I would go insane.

Or turn into the biggest geek.

knobby said...

They really work you hard, don't they? You only managed to chronicle 50% of your work day while you were at work Heh