A collection of rambling posts about gaming, running, and politics. (and, in 2009, photography.)

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Putting Out Fires

So I like to use the term "putting out fires". It means that I'm fixing problems and making things work.

Except today.

My phone rings.

"The lumber-tally computer is on fire."

So I raced down there.

The good news is that there was a fire extinguisher not too far away. Its also good news that it was not actually the computer, which is a very critical machine that we would be pretty much fucked, without. Instead, a heater in the booth, near the machine was on fire.

So when I say "Oh, I'm just putting out fires!", I might be serious.

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