The good is that I got off early from work today.
The bad is I got sent home early because I had no services booked this afternoon, and they don't want to pay me to sit around twiddling my thumbs!
The ugly is the taxi driver I almost t-boned on my drive home, because he sailed through a stop sign while talking on his cell-phone and made a left turn directly in front of me.
I only flipped him the bird because he flipped me off first! (I was honking at him.)
It would have been really ugly had we connected, because I drive an '03 Hyundai Accent and he was in one of those monster SUV taxis we have around here.
I had two services this morning, an hour Swedish massage and a half-hour shoulder, neck, and back massage.
The half-hour massage client was a young man from Venice, Italy, here with his brother who's competing in a Texas Hold-em tournament.
Let me say one thing completely objectively...this man was gorgeous.
I think I got a little flustered while I introduced myself and escorted him to the room, but by the time I started the massage, I was all business again (thank God!)
It's funny, when I massage someone I'm totally in the zone, it doesn't matter who they are or what they look like, but I really did have that one moment when I first saw this client, when I was thinking, "Gulp!"
We really have some bone-headed employees at this hotel.
The time office where we all clock in and out is located next to the loading dock, underneath the pool area (freaky, I know).
The boneheads in question were hosing down the approach ramp to the dock, and somehow failed to notice the malfunctioning drain...oops!
So, on my way to clock in this morning, I was greeted by the sight of a lovely pond, with iridescent oil slicks shimmering on its surface.
And a delivery truck with its hub caps awash.
How I wish I'd had my camera with me!
Speaking of cameras, here is a picture of something I received at work a few days ago:
Notice how it says I was "caught" giving Five Star Friendly Service...sounds suspicious to me!
These come from the HR department, and nobody will tell me what I did to earn it.
I can turn this in at the cash cage for 10 bucks, so that's not too shabby.
Probably I kissed a customer's ass enough, uh, I mean I was so courteous and professional to a guest that he or she filled out a comment card raving about me.
It will forever remain a mystery, since I called HR to ask them about it, and the lady I spoke with told me she is literally "not privy to that information".
And here are some pics of my puppies, just for fun!
I actually got Harley to sit for a second, notice the area rug behind him that's slowly being shredded.
And here's Tucker. Couldn't get him to sit, since he thought the camera was food and started jumping up at me! So I gave him a bone to chew, instead:
That's all for now. I'll probably have some pics later of Silver at the football game, playing her clarinet with the marching band.
Such thrills I offer you! How can you possibly contain yourselves?!