November 21st, 2005

Sim Billy on Fire

Just short of demarc.

Last week I scheduled a conference call to set up a T-1 line at the company's remote office in Temecula. I told the Project Manager on site that someone needed to run an extension from the demarc (located in the middle of a parking lot) to the construction trailer.

This morning, before leaving my house, I called the PM and asked if the demarc extension had been run, and he said yes. So I made the drive up to Temecula. I arrive at 8:30, with plenty of time to spare before the 11:00 phone appointment.

Only I find out the demarc extension hasn't been done yet! If I miss the appointment time, I'll have to reschedule, and that requires 24 hours advance notice. Billing for the T-1 line starts today.

And to make matters worse, the water has been shut off to the trailer, so the toilet is out of action for the time being. And I just drank a bunch of coffee. It's gonna be a looooooong day.

Convention Meme thing

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Disneyana Con 1994

Comic-Con International 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Comic Book Expo 1998, 2000
Confurence 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Condor 1998, 1999, 2000
Further Confusion 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Critter Con Diego 2000, 2001
Califur 2005

California Computer Expo 1999


Dem bones

During the latest Santa Ana, my weather station recorded a dew point of 12.7°F (-10.7°C). That's some seriously dry air.
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