Christmas 2016 Ten Year Work Reunion!

Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart

Three Months Shy Of Ten Years And We Meet Again  (12/13/2016)

Thank you Robin for arranging this great get together... Not everyone made it but some of us did! We did, however, catch up on those missing... We told stories about them that can't be repeated here... After all, it is a "child safe website!". Let's get down to reunion monkey business!

But First, Let's Remember The Past Beginning Sixteen Years Earlier!

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Moving Forward Ten Years....

Right around the corner from Boeing... We spent many hours in here!

At Paul's age the bottles are beginning to look larger than life

A cozy place to meet and greet

Robin was first one here so we got caught up...
After all, it has been almost two or three days since we last saw her!

Remember: The Church does not superstitiously observe days, merely as days, but as memorials of important facts.  Christmas might be kept as well upon one day of the year as another; but there should be a stated day for commemorating the birth of our Saviour, because there is danger that what may be done on any day, will be neglected.  ~Samuel Johnson

We were sooooooo happy to see Teresa and Georgia and
That's Bobbie (hiding in the back)

Pam showed up so we knew it was going to be a wild time at the old bar tonight!

Paul and Hal were in adjoining offices from 1999 through mid 2006
(We kept each other sane and fought off the goofy management team!)

When "management" came by this was our expression

There is a "Quality" pair to draw to!

When this lady showed up on site, the software people would scatter!

Pam knew what the software guys were up to!

The plot is thickening... Or sickening... we will see!

Oh dear... What to do?

Just like to good old days.... Well, old days!

Pam gets a big hug from all of us... She had to leave early
to take care of one of her children... See you again SOON!

Remember: Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth; that can transport the sailor and the traveler, thousands of miles away, back to his own fire-side and his quiet home!  ~Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers, 1836

We noticed than when "T" came in the bar staff began counting the tables and chairs

T was our "Procurement Officer"

True Story Time! -   Years ago, we had a large meeting with 100 customers in a high security conference room and the newly installed HIGH COST public address system went out. Deader than a doornail! The "IS" Department scrambled for 30 minutes to no avail. Management announced a 20 minute break!

Paul and Teresa looked at each other and said "LET'S DO IT!"

We jumped in Paul's car and drove to Radio Shack... Yes, Radio Shack.  Paul got a PA system and Teresa got the microphone. We paid for it (a whopping $100 as I recall), drove back tot he plant, walked through security (with them yelling and screaming "You can't do that")!

Teresa ran interference and we went directly to the conference room!

We set up the $100 PA System right before the meeting began again and they used it the rest of the day!

The IS department finally got their $$$$$$ system working the next day!

Dr. Spurgeon we presume!

Just enjoying life and the old stories

Sue is laughing because she knows they really happened!

Great times with great people!

Laurie C joined the gang... She has been retired for a while now... Looking great!

The famous Laurie salute (given to most of the "management" staff)

A pair to draw to!

Paul and Sue return home but first, check on the supply of Christmas hats!