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An unexpected day off

Monday, October 21, 2013

I got up early this morning, showered and dressed and went to work. My office is on the second floor and due to my bad legs I need to use the elevator. The elevator has been cranky of late -- push the button for the second floor and it doesn't move. Until now it eventually would if you punched the button often enough. Today it wouldn't move for anything. My boss offered me the choice of waiting in my car while she called the landlord, or going home and she'd call me when it was fixed. After about twenty minutes she came out and told me I might as well go home for the day rather than sit in the cold in my car (it's distinctly chilly here). She also said she'd call me at the end of the day to let me know if it would be fixed by tomorrow, so I don't know if I'll be working tomorrow or not.

So right now I'm watching Judge TV and having coffee. I'm also accomplishing a few chores. Very few. Very slowly. Meantime I'm still working on my afghan that I've been working on for months now.

We'll see what Old Cranky (the elevator) does tonight or tomorrow.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
SHARON10002 10/26/2013 11:25PM

    Not too many bosses out there who would be so compassionate. She's a keeper!
That was really very nice of her.

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MRS_TOAD 10/23/2013 7:16AM

    I'm so happy you got a day off. Hope it was a "paid" day since it was not your fault the elevator was out.

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LINDA! 10/22/2013 6:51PM

    I am happy to hear that your boss was kind enough to go out to your car and tell you to go home.

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STITCH4EVER 10/22/2013 1:04PM


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LIS193 10/22/2013 10:18AM

    Nice boss :)

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PATTYKLAVER 10/22/2013 8:43AM

    People call mechanical and electrical things "progress". How come when something goes down, we are not capable of doing what we need to do? I want to find the person who said that the computer would replace paperwork. I need to give him/her a piece of my mind.

I'm glad you got the chance to do a few things around the house and work on your afghan. I have an afghan and a scarf that I've been working on usually doesn't take me so long: I need to get moving on them. As many as I have made, I have yet to make one for myself.

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MPETERSON2311 10/22/2013 5:26AM

    feel better soon!

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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 10/22/2013 1:56AM

    I hope you enjoyed your day off and got some extra rest.

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NASFKAB 10/21/2013 9:37PM

  hope they do not cut it from your sick leave or vacation it was not your choice

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CHEFSOPHIE 10/21/2013 9:24PM

    She was supportive which she needed to be which is a good think. I hope they don't expect you to take vacation for the time off. I actually think that would be illegal as they have to provide handicapped access.

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1CRAZYDOG 10/21/2013 8:32PM

    Good you had some time off! HUGS

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MONETRUBY 10/21/2013 6:08PM

    Enjoy the day off!

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BARBARASDIET 10/21/2013 3:50PM

    Do you have to take a vacation day or sick day?

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CATLADY52 10/21/2013 3:27PM

    Enjoy the day off. emoticon emoticon

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THEEXERCISER 10/21/2013 3:03PM

    I hope u enjoy your day

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1GROVES2 10/21/2013 2:51PM

    Wow! What job do you have? I have a great boss, but wouldn`t let me go home just because the elevator doesn`t work! But, then again I work on the ground floor!

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