Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Brain Dead and Mind Numb

These last few days have been pretty hard on me. I still have some lingering mucus from my cold / allergies. We’ve also been pretty busy at work. In addition to everything else, I’m “on call” this week. My last job, in web programming, didn’t have a call rotation. If anything went wrong, they called me regardless of the time or day-of-the-week. Luckily our web stuff is pretty solid and we hardly ever had anything break. That kind-of spoiled me. Now I’m in a group with hundreds of servers that span dozens of applications. Being “on call” can now mean something. And by “mean something” I mean that it could be horribly inconvenient as things I’ve never heard of break in new and interesting ways. Of course this is also a great learning opportunity. Doesn’t every one like being randomly woken up at 2:30 in the morning so you can learn something totally new.

Maybe I’ll try to write something more creative later in the week.

2 Comments:

Blogger E said...

I don't want to learn "new things" at 230am unless they are VERY fun and I can say without a doubt nothing at work falls into that category for me.

So enjoy!

9/28/2005 5:48 PM  
Blogger Tamara said...

Yes, please think of something more. You're in danger of your blog reading like Lynn's and that's never a good thing.

10/03/2005 7:39 AM  

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