Last night, I was on a conference call from approximately 8:00-9:30. My contribution to the conversation was, "Hi."
What a complete and utter waste. Fortunately, since I wasn't an integral part of the conversation, I was able to multi-task and look at things on the Internet. It was still b-o-r-i-n-g, especially since Porkhop abandoned me and went out to play cards.
Today is more boringness. I have approximately 60 bios to edit and format for the conference. I started out with a fresh mind this morning and whipped through the first quarter (editing only, I'll have to go back through and insert photos later). Now I'm slogging through it and hating everyone.
I need to make a BIG note to myself to NEVER stop at Kayak's at the corner of Skinker and Forest Park again. Kayak's is right by my metro stop, and the thought of a cup of chai at 8:15 in the morning always sounds like the perfect way to start the day. I've only followed through on this thought a few times, but I've had it. The baristas are the slowest people EVER and the chai is weak with gross gritty solids left at the bottom.
This morning, I thought I was the only person waiting for a drink, and I had been waiting for said drink for at least 3 minutes when a barista stepped back from the machine with a drink. When I stepped forward to accept it, he said, "uh, this is a decaf latté."
I said, "OHHH," with a falling smile and maybe looked at my watch with an agitated expression.
So, then, a DIFFERENT barista stepped up and made my drink and took FOREVER. And, it was more than a quarter foam! WTF?? Who trained these people? Guess what, I don't shell out $3.50 for FOAM and CRAP.
On a happier note, I have a new favorite drink for the summer...grape and lime Italian soda. This is also delicious made as a French soda, which has the added value of intimidating other people because it becomes a murky gray.