Tuesday, April 24, 2012


We get emails at work everyday about food specials that may be happening in the eateries around our office.  The selection is fairly limited.  By limited I mean we have one small place that is like a deli, then a couple food trucks.  That's it.  Today however, it was more than enough.  A new food truck was going to be around called Dogtown.  They specialize in hotdogs.   I have to say these were some of the most unique hotdogs I have had in quite a while. 

Behold!  The Spicy Angeleno and the Morning Commute

What was funny/awkward about this was that we have another food truck that comes to our parking lot every day.  That truck is called Rick's.  I have been going to Rick's just about every day.  They have a fairly large menu for a food truck and it's pretty cheap.  It's to the point that Rick knows me by name and let's me pay him the next day if I don't have enough money.  Pretty cool.  So today when I walked down the street to the other truck and then had to walk back (past Rick), I felt like I was cheating or should be ashamed somehow.  Kind of silly really.  Boy oh boy those dogs were good though.  Worth the guilt.

Monday, April 23, 2012

Case of the Mondays

Have you ever been in a hurry to get out the door, gotten to your car, only to remember something that you have to go back into the house for?  Today that happened to me only I had to go back and forth at least 3 times.  Sydney was waiting in the car the whole time so she found it quite amusing.

I should have stayed home today.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Sunday Walk

This is the first official week of production on my new show.  I was a bit nervous before this one because all of the people working for me will be brand new to the company and brand new to me.  Bringing in new people is always a bit of a gamble because you never know who may have embellished a bit on their resume.  In this job there is very little room for people who don't produce.  After 3 days it looks like I got lucky.  The 2 guys I have working for me appear to know what they are doing.

Still no stand up desk.  I wonder if I could find something like that secondhand.

Took a walk with the little ones this weekend.  Always nice to go walking on the trails at around sunset.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

The Desk Project

I have put in a request to receive a stand up desk here at work.  That request appears to have hit a snag based on the fact that I do not have a doctor's note stating I have a back problem (which I don't).  The main reason I would like to stand at my desk for at least part of the day is that I am becoming increasingly uncomfortable sitting for 10+ hours a day.  Since the company I work for doesn't appear to value my comfort I have taken it upon myself to seek out other options.  The most obvious way to go would be to just buy my own desk.  However adjustable height desks are hard to find and very expensive.  A cheap stand up desk will be at least $500.  Then I thought, maybe I could build my own desk.  I could probably manage to take 4 2x4's and attach them to a desk top.  However, I would have to be sure that it was the correct height and it would probably be a real pain to transport.  Then I thought, maybe I could buy just the adjustable height legs.  Again very expensive. Then it dawned on me that maybe I don't need to make the entire desk.  Maybe I could just make a small desk that can rest on top of the desk I already have!  It would only have to be about 16-20 inches high.  This is something I could easily build and transport myself.  If I can manage to make this and have it not be wobbly, I will be a much more comfortable CG supervisor.

The latest from the Piano Guys:

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Project Glass

I saw this video yesterday on Google Glass

When I saw this I seriously thought it was a joke.  They had just come out with an April Fools joke ad called Google Tap so my fake radar was up.  It turns out this is real.  I am certain something like this would take off in a big way.  However, I wonder how many people are going to hurt themselves because they are texting while walking.  I don't even want to think about people wearing this thing while driving.  It should have something that automatically turns it off when you get in a car.