- Saturday was my last driving lesson. I drove for twenty-four miles
on real roads and my driving instructor said I did great! But we didn't
get around to important stuff like backing up and parking and doing
U-turns, so I probably need at least one more lesson and definitely more
practice before I am ready to take a driving test. After I got home on
the bus, I was just processing online stuff and doing some e-mail.
I took it pretty easy for my last day before starting work. I did do
some videos though. Mom came over for a few hours, and I talked to my
sister on the phone for a while, and I got my stuff packed for work and
wrote some e-mail and played online.
- Monday Mom drove me
to work and I had my first day. I got a temporary office space but it
turns out I have to work in the main room once they get me a desk.
That's okay. I spent my first day helping my new boss with two letters
of response for the DOT, which is very familiar work to me, so I was
able to help quite a bit with some sort of advanced administrative stuff
like submitting associated paperwork for the letters and fact-checking
some things. Beyond that and new employee stuff, the day went very fast!
But it was also very cold in that room. Had to wear my jacket all day.
Mom picked me up after and we were supposed to go to dinner but she
didn't feel good so I made macaroni instead and we ate it and she fell
asleep on my couch. I watched some cartoons.
- Tuesday my
mom asked to take me to work again so I said okay. I met one of the
designers who usually works from home, and he taught me the beginnings
of what I'll need to do some labeling stuff on their designs. It's kinda
hard for me but I'm getting it. The same guy took me out for lunch at
Chili's! After work Mom took me grocery shopping and dropped me off at
home. I researched bus stuff so I could take the bus in the next day.
was Lindsay's birthday--happy birthday sister! Successfully rode the
bus in to the office and had computer issues all day long, argh. Did
more design stuff, then took the bus back and met Jeaux, where we ate at
Flipper's and hung out at my place. We were both sleepy so we took a
nap for most of Jeaux Day sadly. After he left I did a drawing for
Friday's episode and posted a book review.
- Thursday was a
good day! Bus again, and more design instruction, and I took a lunch
break to walk to this cool French place near my work. I had an excellent
brunch and the break was super nice to have. I am not used to taking
lunches at work and I think I'm going to dig this. When I got back I
helped my boss with some resumes and went home. Victor called me and I
drew all the frames for Negative One.
- Friday was also very good. This time I didn't want to go out to lunch because I don't to spend money and eat extravagantly every day, but I did like taking a break so I went out behind the building and found a little picnic table! I ate an apple and a snack mix there and read a book and did some doodles. I'm going to like doing this! At work they finally put a desk for me in the main room but I didn't get to occupy it most of the day because my computer was still messed up so the computer guy came and took it. I worked on design in another person's office for the rest of the day. Then I got a ride home, posted my comic, and went to Jeaux's for new cartoons. "Room for Ruby" was a good episode. And then I got to go home and relax!
- Finished this week: Avatar: The Search: Volume 3 by Bryan Konietzko & Michael DiMartino. Five-star review.
- Currently reading: Scat by Carl Hiaasen.
This week's performance was "Wuthering Heights" by Kate Bush.
|Fan art for "Room for Ruby."|
Webcomic Negative One Issue 0617: "His Kind of Pretty."
My latest unlisted ukulele video is "Peace and Love" from Steven Universe. (It's a duet and I do both parts.)
|My new workplace has a tiny cone!|
|My first foray into labeling plan sheets.|
|Some of these plans are REALLY complicated-looking!|
|I finally bought all the Animaniacs Funko Pop! figures.|
|I have to wear a jacket and gloves because it is cold at work.|
|Trying to get used to early mornings at the office.|
|Lunch outside! Doing some drawing!|
|Jeaux was wearing his Rubies shirt.|
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