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Don't you hate it when......

Geelong, Australia
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Don't you hate it when......

you are planning a trip and are very excited but everyone at work wants you to concentrate on work until you leave at close of business on the last day? I have been frantically trying to get things organised for the 5 weeks I am away and am having withdrawals because I haven't even had time for my TA fix during the day:-(

Why is it that all the nutters have a sixth sense that you are leaving and come out of the woodwork expecting things done URGENTLY before you leave?

That's my vent for today. The clock is ticking and I only have one more full day to work and it will start very early and end quite late tomorrow.

Helen in Aus


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1. Re: Don't you hate it when......

LOL, Helen--isn't it always that way? Hope when you get back to work you aren't facing a huge list of tasks. When that happens, I say you need a vacation to recover from the vacation :-) Two more days--you must be so excited!

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2. Re: Don't you hate it when......

5 whole weeks away---no wonder you were counting down the days!

Here's to a speedy last day at work. And a fabulous 5 weeks.

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3. Re: Don't you hate it when......

I can't believe how quick it's come round Helen. I'm away from tomorrow so have a fantastic time, raise a glass for me and take care.

Lou xx

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4. Re: Don't you hate it when......

Simple.Just retire like I did last december.Just do casual work and when I finish thats it,no worries and I can enjoy my travel knowing that there will be no work worries when I get home.I really do make everyone jealous.

Have a great trip,I know you are going to enjoy NY again.

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5. Re: Don't you hate it when......

That is so true!!

Have a great time Helen.

New York, NY
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6. Re: Don't you hate it when......

I call it the pre vacation olympics!!!!

And that is what it is.

Anyway, looking forward to seeing you on MOnday!!!!

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7. Re: Don't you hate it when......

I just hate it when work inteferes with my life! Safe travels.... see you MONDAY!

Brooklyn, New York
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8. Re: Don't you hate it when......

Helen - safe journey! See you Monday!

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9. Re: Don't you hate it when......

Your co-workers are just jealous that you're going away and they're not! See you Monday!

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10. Re: Don't you hate it when......

Thought that only happened to me. It happens to Helen, too?