Archive for February, 2006

“Take off whenever you’re ready”

Sunday, February 26th, 2006

So, Saturday I drove over to Schaumburg Regional Airport and walked in with this stupid grin on my face… I couldn’t contain it. Then I found out that they had messed up and scheduled me for Sunday instead of Saturday. The grin only momentarily disappeared. I confirmed the Sunday slot and then headed to work […]


Friday, February 24th, 2006

So… I’m striking secret resolution #1 (switch jobs) from the record. This is due in no small part to a healthy raise, good managers, and a long lunch with the company owner today. I’m happy with things. I think I’ll buy a place and move out soon. Tomorrow I begin flight training! N96507 out of […]

Quick update

Saturday, February 18th, 2006

Airbags… good stuff. Gave the Cadillac away, and the next day the minivan got totalled in a 5 car accident on 94W involving a semi. Dad was driving, but unharmed aside from an airbag punch to the face. Airbags are good. I got a fat raise, but things are seriously looking more dismal than ever. […]

Still amused

Wednesday, February 1st, 2006

Happy February. Less than 2 months to Ice Age 2! Sequel to the best computer animated movie, ever. Don’t hate. I’m back to working relatively normal hours for a while. To witness the post-crunch deforestation of my head, roll your mouse over these photos. The situation at work remains interesting. Headhunters and recruiters are like […]