evannichols (evannichols) wrote,

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T-Shirts, Phones, and Possible Gainful Employment

Much has happened today. The first thing that had to be done was to put together this image for a t-shirt:

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I made this one for me, but I’ll probably put it out in the Gift Shop.

I gave blood. That one I knew about in advance. Then BILJ called, saying he was going to follow through with changing our phones from one company to another... TODAY. That required several phone calls, and while that discussion was going on, Tim called. He wanted me to finally do the paperwork for rolling my 401k over, and had several things to suggest. And to make the day even a bit more exciting: I got a call about a possible contract.

That engendered a complex discussion about whether I’d subcontract with Tim, and what that would do for my billing rate, and, and and... It was all a bit too much, too fast. For a guy who can go days at a time without the phone ringing once, having these conversations happening all at once was a trifle overwhelming. And if you’ve been reading this journal for any length of time, you know my ambivalence about going back to a Corporate 40/Week Lifestyle. Fortunately, I didn’t have to decide anything tonight. I worked on Monday’s Comic, and read about my new phone.

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