I was fortunate enough to get back to my desk to find a pile of work waiting for me. Half the pile is still here. I wasn't about to stay late doing everything yesterday. Normally I would, but I wanted to get home and change. The department was going on a cruise of the Milwaukee River and Bay.
Yes, I was going to be on a boat in the toilet!
There was also free beer.
The "cruise" itself was ok. It is interesting to view the city from the water. You see the little things you never notice before from a different angle. The buildings along the river have been fixed up to offer boat access. All the condos that are being built look sharp. You never notice how many places have dining along the river. I would have thought it would stink more as well.
The lowlight of the "cruise" was
Anyone aware of why the traffic was tied up by State Fair Park this morning? For some reason, a slew of people were showing up in white shirts and congregating there. The result was traffic was backed up on the freeway. I was tempted to give them the one-finger-salute-of-gratification but decided not to. This time. Of course the crackpot staff at the local paper has nothing on it. Not like that is news or something.