Re: Working from home-the report is in

Subject: Re: Working from home-the report is in
From: Writers Book Mall <steve -at- writersbookmall -dot- com>
To: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>, "List,Techwriter" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2007 16:19:27 -0700 (PDT)

Another plus, in my experience, is that working from
home frees one to focus on the work part of work.

--- John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:

> Hi, guys...
> About two weeks ago, my boss gave me the approval to
> work from home F/T (I agreed to go to the office
> each Thur ). The reason I asked for this is not the
> the best reason; I live 3 hours away from the office
> (I had an apartrment near the office) and I need to
> be close to home to address the needs of an elderly
> parent in a terminal condition, but forget
>'s not the purpose of the post.
> What I've discovered is the + and - of the work
> situation:
> Minus:
> -- I'm working more hours than I ever did, and
> that's saying something. My day yesterday started at
> 7:30am with a conf call to India and Cork; Ireland
> and ended 12:30 last night, then started again at
> 8:30 this morning and looks like I may see 12:30am
> come and go.
> -- I'm must join a gym...the 'fridge is only 2 rooms
> away and keeps calling my name.
> -- I can listen to speakers and not have to use
> headphones.
> -- I need to up my cellphone minutes plan...I've
> been on conf calls about 3 hours today already.
> -- I gotta get me a "comfy" office chair.
> Plus:
> -- I'm sitting here in my sweats and tee, in a haze
> of Padron cigar smoke, and have a Bass (no, not the
> fish) within arm's reach.
> -- I'm staring out at the ocean about 600 feet from
> my office window.
> ...back to work, me.
> John Posada
> Senior Technical Writer
> "They say everyone needs goals. Mine is to live
> forever.
> So far, so good."

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Working from home-the report is in: From: John Posada

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