||[Oct. 22nd, 2009|10:15 pm]
Still alive. Lina and Alisa are enjoying being here, with a few minor glitches. Lina's concerts went well in NJ and Atlanta and she will get a lot of work out of those showcases. The trip was exhausting- crazy hours, partying with Russians, and on Tuesday/Wednesday, the schedule went like this- |
up at 8:30am, breakfast, in to the theater at 10am, finish setting up the show, train the new guy, 7:30 show, load-out, back to hotel at 12:15am, wind down from show/dinner and pack for trip home, asleep at 1:15am, wake up at 3:30am, meet at 4am, drive (yes, I drove) rental car w/Lyn, Jeff, Lina, and Alisa from Valdosta to Jacksonville airport, arrive at 6:15, 7:30am flight w/changeover, maybe 90 minutes of sleep total on both flights, land in Boston @ noon, back to apartment 1:15pm, drop wife/daughter/bags, change shirt, quick lunch, get to US Ground @ 2pm for work, get called into boss's office, get let go from the dispatcher position, arrive home @ 3:30, total and utter collapse for 2 hours.
Tomorrow I leave for Knoxville TN, where I will meet Lyn/Marc/truck, and drive 4 hours to Richlands VA. Show on Saturday. Sunday drive to Staten Island. Load-in Monday. Student shows Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday. Load-out Thursday, done at 3:30pm. Drive home to New England. Arrive in Boston maybe 9pm. Friday 9am leave to go to Lyn's to meet truck, and begin drive to Ohio. Saturday 2pm load-in for 5 hours. Sunday finish load-in, 2pm show, load out, begin drive back east, arrive Monday late morning. Collapse.
That's the news, and now the weather.....