?

Log in

No account? Create an account
Mistress Marilyn's POV
No shit, Tempus Fugit!
Three-day Weekend, Here I Come! 
17th-Feb-2011 11:58 pm
me-burger
Made it through today, including a long drive in the backseat of a small car. The parade chair, our Sales Director and I drove to Astoria in the afternoon to meet with the Regatta board . . . actually a rewarding trip where we met some interesting folks. We'll see what comes out of it. Astoria is celebrating their bicentennial this year and was just voted one of America's "coolest small towns."

It was gorgeous at the coast. Lots of snow in the mountains on the way, but mild and sunny when we got there.

I had four meetings prior to the trip, then was supposed to be at one this evening. But I thought it started at 7:00pm, and at nearly 7:00 I checked my calendar and saw it had started at 6:30, so I blew it off and came home. I had already worked nearly 12 hours, so I didn't feel too bad.

Tomorrow is our event manager's last day. I posted a picture of her engagement ring on Facebook today (she got engaged on Monday). Next week I've got to assess whether we're going to need another pair of hands to get through the next three months. The stress is already palpable.

Five meetings tomorrow, and I didn't manage to get an appointment for my car, so now that has to wait another week. What am I proud of? I did squeeze in a call to my own doctor today and got my annual physical scheduled for next week!

What did I learn about character today? It has nothing to do with economic or social standing, that's for sure. A man I met in Astoria has passion, know-how and great pride in his work. And he's a definite character. I hope what we did today bears fruit, because I'd love to pitch this guy as a feature story in the 'big city.' The world would love him.


Comments 
18th-Feb-2011 08:32 am (UTC)
Another long day -- you're amazing. I'm glad you blew off the late meeting, because I think you had enough of them today...

I think the float thing with Astoria sounds both exciting and promising! I hope it works out.
19th-Feb-2011 01:18 pm (UTC)
Yeah, the meeting schedule is certainly nuts. And it was evidently meant to be that I miss the last meeting.

I downloaded my Astoria pics today, and I can't wait to show you the snow in the mountains!
18th-Feb-2011 04:10 pm (UTC)
Sounds fascinating, and would love to hear more about that man with the passion. I still want to see your lovely state.
19th-Feb-2011 01:19 pm (UTC)
Today I downloaded my pictures of Chuck and his chassis. So cute! And the snow in the coast range was so pretty.

Someday you must visit. Our beaches are the best in the world when it comes to the variety and sheer beauty.
19th-Feb-2011 03:51 pm (UTC)
Debbie and I really want to see the area and meet you and Charlie. It is on our list of things to do.
24th-Feb-2011 07:43 am (UTC)
Sounds like a good trip to Astoria. Hope it all goes well.

I am so excited about the tennis, and we should have a wonderful time. I can't believe that I get to see those players up close and feel the excitement of watching them live.

Thank you so much for buying my ticket and doing this for all of us. It will be my biggest tennis thrill ever.

This page was loaded Aug 17th 2018, 4:22 am GMT.