So yesterday Bob and I were in portland, so for lunch I went out to go visit fellow quality human being Jade Chen. She's working at a graphic design company called "Liquid Design" and jeez why did I not work for a for proffit company. Our office is about three times the size of their elevator and about ten times less nice. They had a really, really cool office actually, and it was fun to get to see Jade. I almost died though 'cause we went out for ramen and it was impossibly spicy. Many manly tears were shed that day.
Back in the headquarters today and I cleaned out this binder full of old articles about Mt. St. Helens and the GPNF (Gifford Pinchot National Forest, sorry I'm just getting tired of typing that whole thing out) I now know way more about timber policy and forest rangers than I ever expected to. It's all interesting stuff, but I'm just looking for any mention of the Task Force and if I don't find any I recycle it. Total intern work.
I'm also really dogging Bob about getting out Twitter up and running, it's got 187 followers on it and zero tweets. All the followers are people with large networks and support groups, get a couple of them to retweet stuff about our event and I'd bet we'd get an additional twenty people to come. But the password for it is in the hands of a guy who Bob is really unhappy with right now, so I don't think I'm ever going to get it sadly. We soldier on.
My other job was to shop around for cubicles so we could better acomidate some people that are going to come to the new headquarters, but it's taken me a really long time to make this happen. So now somebody else is on it to which makes me feel bad. I should've gotten this done without any help but it's way harder than it seems. Seriously, all these companies are useless. I'm waiting on a call from a guy at 400 today and I think I can get it squared away then. So hopefully I won't have needed the help.
The amount of work and the quality of it that I've done here is periodically pretty surprising to me. I recognize this work ethic and this drive though, it just only happens when I'm not attached to Catlin. Or maybe it's just school work, I don't know. Either way, I'm doing lots of good work and Bob's very happy with me, I just wish I'd had this over the four years at Catlin. I've never felt that I've been able to prove to the people there that I'm actually a good person. I'll just come back and prove it later, it's almost over.
So it goes,