Post by desert dweller on May 1, 2018 5:02:10 GMT -8
A good friend broke up with his girlfriend and we just helped him move. Tonight, a few of us are going to have a Freedom Celebration at his new place. Not that we need a reason to justify drinking beer.
Today's Wednesday, so I'm a day late to my own holiday, but I spent pretty much all day today dealing with what I call "monkeys with oven mitts" - people who don't really know all of the steps to accomplish their goal - what needs to happen, how to make it happen, who can make it happen, or how long it might take.
When they can't even define the endpoints, I tend to mentally hang up and remain silent.
Today was one of their deadlines, they've had months to figure this out, and they really didn't know how to make it work. Nevertheless, I got them 3/4 of the way there.
Monkeys with oven mitts.
I need a beer.
It's not an adventure until something goes wrong. - Yvon Chouinard