Okay, I am not going to ignore the fact that the soon to be ex president attempted a coup. I’m not going to pretend insurrectionists didn’t storm the Capitol building.
I’m just saying, I’ve been saying for a long time now that this would happen. I mean, not exactly what happened, how could I know? But I knew it would be bloody and bad. And I don’t think we’re anywhere near done with this. I think when we learn the depths to which this planned event reached, we will collectively lose our breath.
The next few months are going to be interesting.
All that being said, I wanted to tell you guys about the Zoom meeting I attended last Thursday.
I already have a super hard time paying attention in meetings. When I can’t actually see the people, it’s even harder. Especially, if one of my cats is in the room being particularly cute.
Anyway, I was in a meeting with the marketing department and the graphic artists. We were discussing a new way of getting signage data to them for when they make signs. I wasn’t paying close attention because they went off topic for a minute and it was boring. Then, I hear one of the marketing dudes say “tertiary”.
The fuck did he just say? Did he say tertiary? What’s tertiary?
My brain searched and tried to come up with what I learned in school. I got a stellar education at Grant County High School in Dry Ridge, KY. By stellar, I mean a terrible education. Or did I need to go all the way back to 1972 and Sister Jones at St. Augustine elementary?
He said tertiary again, but I wasn’t paying attention because I was trying to remember what the layers of the earth are.
By the third time he said it, I figured out what it meant through context. He was talking about multiple items on a single sign as single, secondary, tertiary and quad.
Oh, okay, tertiary is what comes after secondary.
After the Zoom meeting was over, I looked up tertiary.
It does mean what comes after secondary. And it’s an era of time and the rocks deposited during that time. So, I was kind of right. Except the Magna Carta part. That was off.
The layers of the earth are, of course, the crust, the mantle, the inner core and the outer core. I had to look that up as well. I think I got “mantle” mixed up with “Magna Carta”. I mean, for a second. I think “magma” is mixed up in there as well.
I looked up the Wiki on the Magna Carta. I had the time frame right and knew it had something to do with rules.
Like between the Ten Commandments and the U.S. Constitution.
Or maybe Fight Club rules.
But somewhere in that whole range of rules.
Okay, it’s a broad fucking range, but after reading the Wiki, I think the Magna Carta does fall within that range. And also has nothing to do with the layers of the earth.
I’m still not sure what I’m supposed to do with my work project, but I did learn a few things, so that’s cool. But I don’t think I’m supposed to talk about them.
It’s Monday morning. I have no idea what the day will bring. And I can hardly even contemplate a whole week.
Take care of each other. Find things to smile about. Look for pretty things.