Thursday, November 08, 2007

defying the rational, or, i really need a babysitter

Conducting a conference call for a project you are managing that is unfamiliar to begin with can be hectic. Conducting said call with three long-winded middle-aged dudes with big egos (veteran journalist, architect and video producer) can be stressful. Conducing said call (did I mention it was a kick-off call and my boss (the architect) and the other two hadn’t yet spoken and he sort of got into it with the journalist-turned-video-production-executive and told him that he tended to talk to much? Well, yes, it was.) with said people and mediating their bullshit while pacing around with a grumpy, tired baby is, in a word or two, fucking ridiculous. I wonder sometimes, well, at times like these, what in the hell I think I am doing. Clearly, whatever it is, it is not sane.

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Anonymous Kristi said...

Wow, you really must be super--mom. I can barely handle one thing at a time, much less two kids AND work. You go girl!

11/09/2007 8:26 AM  
Blogger mama without instructions said...

not super mom. i am sick and tired constantly and this is all supposed to be a reasonable, not to intense set up. some days it is and others it isn't. i am not feeling on top of things very often lately. i manage but feel like i'm mostly just hanging on.

11/11/2007 4:26 PM  

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