Daylight? I remember Daylight…
As anyone who has known me for years can attest, I am a night owl. Staying up late is nothing new for me, and being given a chance to work late instead of early? I will absolutely jump at it! So when my manager asked if I’d like to work nights for the store reset, I checked with Ben, and then said yes. For the past week and a half, I go off to work at 9:30pm, have lunch at 2, and come home as the dawn rises at 8am. Sleep from 8 to 4, then a few hours of social time and it’s back to work.
Can I just tell you how tired I am? And how much I miss daylight? Family? A glass of wine with dinner?
Apparently, corporate structure being what it is, once our previously-approved overtime went through the system, someone higher up flipped at the numbers and our hours got slashed. While I’m bummed about less pay, at least I’ll get more time to be around people now. I got an unexpected day off this week, plus now we’re only working 10pm to 6am, which means I’ll be up and about by 2pm!
Of course, I also happened to catch a cold — last week, I got to hang out with Kristen and the girls, and little Kora was fighting a cold. She’s in a super-snuggly phase, so whenever I sneeze, I think of her little hugs, which makes this probably the cutest little cold I’ve ever had. Downside is that it makes me want to sleep a lot, which means going to bed just before dawn and waking up after the sun has set.
I really miss daylight.