do the dew

The only real benefit to a 9am start time at work is witnessing first hand the magical wonder of the pre-noon world.


Really, besides the dew on the leaves and the spiders in the corners, I enjoy the false justification for my increased coffee intake. I bring coffee with me from home, and with the 80 degree temps we've had lately, have an iced coffee break in the afternoon. There's a Dunkin' Donuts right across the street, and a few coffee spots within range. What gets me to work every morning (I kid, I kid...because I love) is the impending delivery of my new workstation. Due to great timing and the understanding nature of my new employer, there was an order placed for a shiny new Mac last week. Well, a shiny refurbished Mac, but I'm a firm believer in the dollar-stretching power of refurbishment, and it's a refurbished G5 quad, so, pretty much, I can't wait. The current G4 is capable, but pokey.

Before workstation

Almost as exciting as the speed boost (ummm, like, eleventy-thousand percent, let's say?) is the new flatscreen monitor, which will increase available desktop space by at least 80%. Seriously. I will also be able to view a 2-page spread at 100%. I know at least a few of you understand how exciting that is.


Blogger b-rad said...

Should you be viewing 2-leg spread at 100% while at work?...oh wait, I read that wrong.

9:34 AM  
Blogger stuntfrau said...

wanted to post a comment about coffee, morning etc., but there's no way to top what b-rad said... priceless! :)

7:50 PM  
Blogger Dr. Hectic said...

looks like Dirrrty B is back in the comments business, yo! welcome back, workin' man.

10:45 PM  
Blogger hyperbole said...

The coffee story reminds me of a night/early morning long ago at the World Zoo Cafe in St. Paul. "I don't drink coffee," a young Dr. Hectic said. "Oh, just try this," I said. I'm very proud of what I did that day.

11:28 PM  

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