| FAQ  | Search | Login 
It is currently Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:05 am

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 17837 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1 ... 710, 711, 712, 713, 714
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Wed Mar 01, 2017 4:32 am 
Offline
Nailed to the V
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 20, 2010 2:58 pm
Posts: 577
Location: PDX
So, I work for an airline that tends to run pretty conservative (despite our merger with another airline one could best describe as "cheeky") but tonight I was able to play a big part in helping out some refugees who misconnected in PDX due to weather in Chicago. I feel so damn proud I had the empowerment to do so without getting my hand slapped. The Chicago station, reservations, and PDX all had a little part in making what must have been a hellacious journey just a bit easier for these guys.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:36 am 
Offline
Vegan Since Before There Were Vegetables
User avatar

Joined: Sun Sep 05, 2010 8:43 pm
Posts: 12845
Location: Redmond, WA
Steffers! wrote:
So, I work for an airline that tends to run pretty conservative (despite our merger with another airline one could best describe as "cheeky") but tonight I was able to play a big part in helping out some refugees who misconnected in PDX due to weather in Chicago. I feel so damn proud I had the empowerment to do so without getting my hand slapped. The Chicago station, reservations, and PDX all had a little part in making what must have been a hellacious journey just a bit easier for these guys.


That's awesome!

_________________
I am not a troll. I am TELLING YOU THE ******GOD'S TRUTH****** AND YOU JUST DON'T WANT THE HEAR IT DO YOU?


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Wed Mar 01, 2017 12:33 pm 
Offline
Grandfathered In
User avatar

Joined: Tue Oct 19, 2010 1:41 pm
Posts: 11732
Location: Seattle
My best is nowhere near as good as helping refugees, but I finally made a call I've been putting off for over a month. It's a financial thing, so I feel automatically clueless and stupid, but I made the call and left the message. Now I have to wait for the guy to call back.

_________________
Did somebody say Keep on rockin?


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:20 pm 
Offline
Remembers When Veganism Was Cool
User avatar

Joined: Mon Jan 02, 2012 10:43 am
Posts: 2440
Location: The island of misfit toys
My boss is off for two weeks

_________________
"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life" Mary Oliver

Facebook

http://thechroniclesofbanania.blogspot.co.uk/


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:32 pm 
Offline
BAD PASS
User avatar

Joined: Thu Apr 10, 2014 1:43 pm
Posts: 3229
Location: NW Indiana/Chicago
I got to spend a good chunk of my day hanging out at my merch printer's office where we were lining up some stuff for our upcoming festival. The two of us are a kickass design tag team and every time we sit down together and come up with designs, they're awesome and sell really well, so I always have a feeling of well-being when I leave there. (Or I would have, had I not gotten two texts and a phone call from work people freaking out about dumb stuff while I was there)

Also, in the vein of FF's "I did a thing I've been needed to do" best thing, I finally went to the BMV (Indiana insists on calling it the Bureau of Motor Vehicles instead of the Department of Motor Vehicles) to change the address on my license so I can file an exemption on my property taxes (since you can't do it until your ID matches the address). ...Whatever that is.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sat Mar 04, 2017 3:07 pm 
Offline
Grandfathered In
User avatar

Joined: Tue Oct 19, 2010 1:41 pm
Posts: 11732
Location: Seattle
The money guy called back, and the procedure that I assumed was going to be complicated and adversarial took about (literally) 60 seconds.

_________________
Did somebody say Keep on rockin?


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sat Mar 04, 2017 7:03 pm 
Offline
Wears Durian Helmet
User avatar

Joined: Fri Feb 01, 2013 11:28 am
Posts: 856
Location: Quebec, Canada
My cat is adorably cute and cuddly. I think that's the best thing about my day, everyday.

_________________
Château Imaginaire


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sun Mar 05, 2017 7:10 am 
Offline
Total Hoover

Joined: Thu Oct 21, 2010 6:08 pm
Posts: 1650
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
FootFace wrote:
The money guy called back, and the procedure that I assumed was going to be complicated and adversarial took about (literally) 60 seconds.

What a great reward for making the phone call!

_________________
An unprocessed chicken is walking around and clucking to itself. And yes, I think they're healthier that way too. - Tofulish


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sun Mar 05, 2017 12:44 pm 
Offline
Saggy Butt

Joined: Sun Feb 15, 2015 1:34 pm
Posts: 302
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Mmmmm ... Steamed chicky seitan from IDI :)
mmmmmm :)
in a nice evening salad :)


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:32 pm 
Offline
Grandfathered In
User avatar

Joined: Tue Oct 19, 2010 1:41 pm
Posts: 11732
Location: Seattle
Warning! Warning!

Extreme 70s nostalgia nerdiness ahead.

So as I was driving this morning, I was playing a YouTube playlist over the radio. It was the Gentle Giant album "The Power and the Glory," from 1974.

A song came on that I had never heard. That's not too strange. It's not like I'm a total Giant-head, but I used to own "The Power and the Glory," so this was surprising. It was actually the title track, which, it turns out, was included only on special editions of the LP.

But... I LOVED THE SONG! So I discovered a new old thing!

_________________
Did somebody say Keep on rockin?


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:53 pm 
Offline
Grandfathered In
User avatar

Joined: Tue Oct 19, 2010 1:41 pm
Posts: 11732
Location: Seattle
FootFace wrote:
My best thing lately is pretty great.

So! I've been writing a ton of stories for [REDACTED]. In fact, they've bought so many from me (the total has now reached triple digits) that I've been asked to start writing under pseudonyms.

I get to make up pen names. Which is something I can't believe I haven't been doing my whole life. Because it is awesome.


It has now been one year since I signed the NDA for this gig. In that time, I have sold... 132 stories. Good Lard.

_________________
Did somebody say Keep on rockin?


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sat Mar 25, 2017 6:38 pm 
Offline
Nailed to the V
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:44 pm
Posts: 556
Location: Canada
FootFace wrote:
FootFace wrote:
My best thing lately is pretty great.

So! I've been writing a ton of stories for [REDACTED]. In fact, they've bought so many from me (the total has now reached triple digits) that I've been asked to start writing under pseudonyms.

I get to make up pen names. Which is something I can't believe I haven't been doing my whole life. Because it is awesome.


It has now been one year since I signed the NDA for this gig. In that time, I have sold... 132 stories. Good Lard.


Wow ! That's fantastic. Congratulations !


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 17837 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1 ... 710, 711, 712, 713, 714

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group
Template made by DEVPPL/ThatBigForum and fancied up by What Cheer