Over The LImit
2020-06-18, 11:22 p.m.
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Today's BigBoss meeting:
I have been getting stalked online for two weeks by a girl wanting an Important Document for a job (due by July 1), but The Powers That Be wouldn't approve her getting it until all of her ducks were in a row, and one high muckety-muck for whatever reason has had problems submitting her duck. This girl has rudely been harassing me and TPTB who decides on her document (I'm just the paper pusher), but TPTB has been holding firm waiting on that last duck. The high muckety-muck was supposed to submit her duck yesterday, somehow something hasn't happened, and now this girl was all, I WANT TO CALL A SUPERVISOR RIGHT NOWWWWWWWWWWWW. TPTB caved in and let her have it. She immediately emailed me wanting to know where it was and I was all, I AM LITERALLY SENDING IT TO YOUR BOSS RIGHT NOW. All I got was "okay, thanks." As Edie McClurg said so long ago and so accurately, "Mm mm mm, what a little asshole." I get the anxiety, but good lord, stop being so obnoxious about it.
According to Coworker Sarah:
Other than that, I was in a fog for training all day and every word went in and out without lodging in my brain. The most use I was all day was teaching Tigress how to use the strikethrough option. God, Sarah better get that job because holy fuck, I can't do or especially learn Tigress's job, especially when most of it is about programs that were discontinued due to coronavirus and it's not like we can even practice this shit. She looked at the procedures for one thing and kept marveling that they were written badly, which is why I taught her the strikethrough option to get rid of stuff she didn't think should be there. I said, "Look, in two years when this program is back on and I'm having to look at the procedures to do this, what do I need to know?" So hopefully that works out.
In the news:
* Seriously?!? The concept of a number of acceptable illnesses is fucked up.
Do you think the county is opening too quickly or too slowly? TOO QUICKLY, SAY MOST PEOPLE!!!!
* I can't tell you yet how much this freaks me out.
Gavin Newsom tells everyone in Orange County to fuck off, mandates masks for literally everyone in the state most of the time. Again, we'll see if that actually happens.
From my emails:
I did get one REALLY good piece of news: Linda wants to do a Zoom performance of Robin Hood, The Musical, as her musical friend Sarah P (yes, there's sooooooooo many Sarahs) wants to adapt the music to solo singing and working with Zoom about it and maybe taking a class on how to do this (I sent her a link to such the other day). I was invited to be in! I wrote back HELL YEAH.... and so far I guess nobody has written back, or if they did, it was just privately to her? Yes, Scott was invited. God, I hope he does it. Please, please let him do it.
I feel like theater is a little bit sparse this week, as we only got about seven signups (need around fifteen-ish) for As You Like It so far this week. This is....unusual. I sent a nag email and I heard back from Garrett, saying he wasn't sure if he'd be back home by that time (he's in another state, good god), but did sign up as an understudy. So there's that, at least. I am concerned that Robert hasn't signed up, but I don't want to be a naggy bitch by asking if he's okay and god knows I can't talk to him or anyone about BLM right now. I'm in favor of it, if virus wasn't going on I would be protesting, but I can't add that to my plate of stressors now when I am a wreck for 70% of my week and virus runs rampant. Yes, I'm a privileged and spoiled white girl who can say that she can opt out of activism because she feels like shit (and can't problem solve how to do that now) when African-Americans can't and feel worse, and I should shut my dumb bitch trap on that. Anyway....yeah, not gonna try to have a conversation with anyone about it.
I was theoretically supposed to hang out with Shanna tonight, but she has some all night meeting going on that was supposed to end hours ago, so at this point I assume it's happening tomorrow. That's fine, I'm just watching more stuff online. Tonight: the "Sloth Storytelling Show" in Santa Cruz. "There's an orgy of sloth sex happening behind me right now," the guy says, but he lies, it's jut a cute sloth lying about.
Okay, now we're chatting. She tried talking to Robert again (I am concerned he hasn't signed up for any shows) and she said he's still in the black hole and only wants to do theater again "when something interests him," and he's "turned away" from Janene (BAD SIGN) and apparently all he wants to do is work on BLM "one on one" (whatever that means). Anyway, she still wasn't getting anywhere with him and gave up, and I was all, all of this is very concerning but under the circumstances I don't think I'm gonna try texting him right now, oy vey....
I ended up telling Shanna various Redhead Sarah stories since I'd sent the photo from her birthday party to her, so that's entertaining.