May 26, 2004

Strother Martin said it best...or maybe it was George Thoroughgood

I think one reason I've not posted much these last few days is that there's so much going on that my thoughts are as fragmented as my days. I had to work Monday night, so I didn't get to see the President's speech, and I haven't had a chance to go searching for the text on the internet.

The kids at work are convinced that Kerry is going to win in November, and it makes me heartsick to think that if they are right then all the sacrifices of our military will have been in vain--nobody can lose the peace like a liberal Democrat...

I'm tired of the media harping on the prison scandal and doing their best to show only the worst of what's happening in Iraq. I'm tired of hearing moonbats' theories about 9/11 (and the prison scandal and the beheading) being perpetuated as if they have some validity. I'm tired of the anti-Americanism of the American left.

I'm also enervated by the continual delays and problems associated with the construction at the theater. There is apparently no one co-ordinating the various efforts, and consequently the myriad teams of laborers all seem to be working at cross-purposes. I've already had to go into work on a number of occasions during my time off to let people into the theater because the individual that the owner entrusted with the keys either failed to show up or wasn't informed he was needed. Every day when I go in I find a new message from an attempted delivery during non-business hours (ours, not the delivery truck's) and have to call to re-arrange delivery; simply informing me of the delivery beforehand so that I could be there to accept it the first time has apparently not occurred to anyone, and the delivery delays cause construction delays...

This morning, on my second trip in so far today, I learned from the men installing the new screens that a 24.8' screen was ordered for the 23.9' space, and a 23.7' screen was ordered for the 22.9' space. They are going to put the screen ordered for the smaller theater into the larger theater, and will have to order a new one for the smaller theater. The owner has already booked the movies we are supposed to be showing in that theater on Friday. THIS Friday. The day-after-tomorrow Friday.

What we have here is a failure to communicate. And I need one bourbon, one scotch and one beer....

Posted by Susie at May 26, 2004 10:06 AM
Comments

it sounds like you need to be in charge of that place! but make sure you get compisated for it!

Posted by: yayaempress at May 26, 2004 01:47 PM

Wow - what a bummer Susie! But, don't let the kids get you down - I mean their political views. It seems that nothing has changed much since I was a teen. I remember all the kids thinking McGovern was the man! He was the guy, he was the one. Now mind you, I don't think Bush has a walkover here. OTOH, Kerry keeps on shooting himself in the foot... he's working real real hard to lose the election. (yeah - go Kerry, right on out the door...)

Posted by: Teresa at May 26, 2004 06:18 PM

On the bright side, those little monkeys will be too busy trying to find a grown-up to buy them beer to bother actually voting.

Posted by: Harvey at May 27, 2004 09:17 AM