A really slow and slack day today for the rest of the office, but a normal one for me. Expense reports lie unfinished (check that--barely started), but today is Friday, and everyone knows nobody works on Fridays, particularly Good Fridays. I've been passing my boredom by exchanging MySpace messages and saying inappropriate things to co-workers, both of which would be hazardous to my job--if I cared. Which I don't.
My assignment at G. is coming to an end, and although I've actually started enjoying a lot of my co-workers, I'd be lying if I said that another month of working here wouldn't make me want to fling myself from my 39th floor workspace.
Some of the highlights of the day have included:
-Having a college friend and her friend from grade school buy me breakfast for housing them during the week
-Eating lunch with my long lost friend Meave and getting a sympathetic ear to listen to my griping about one of many bizarre incidents that occurred during the aforementioned houseguests' stay. This was a welcome change to the response my bandmate, Danny, had given me the night before. "I think you're obsessing a bit, James," he had said to me.
-Getting a free can of Tab Energy drink from girls in the lobby of my building.
-Having this conversation with a co-worker, concerning my free drink:
ME: [proudly holding up my Tab] "Check this out, man. Got it for free."
OTHER MALE TEMP: "Where'd you get it?"
ME: "Downstairs. There're babes just handing it out."
OTHER MALE TEMP: "Really?"
ME: "Yep. They're like, [pointing to container of Tab] 'Check out these cans!'"
OTHER MALE TEMP: "Wow."
ME: "Er...I probably shouldn't have said that, huh."
It's like I'm trying to get fired.