It is a truth universally acknowledged, that snow days are still exciting even when one is an adult. Unless, of course, your employer is cruel and still makes you drive to work despite the foot of snow on the ground. I’ve been there too, and I feel for you. However, let me briefly boast that my employer is not cruel.
I awoke at 5:30AM to the pleas of a hungry cat, and while I had intended to fall back asleep for another hour, I couldn’t for I was waiting for the text message informing me the office was closed for the day. After two cups of coffee and 45 minutes of watching the weather updates on the local news channel, the anticipation became unbearable, and I began contemplating ways to convince my manager to let me have a late start to the day– any way to avoid the traffic on slushy, snowy roads. Plus there was no guarantee my tiny Ford Fiesta was even going to make it out of its parking spot and through a foot of snow to said roads. Then, a Thursday miracle happened; the text message announcing the office was closed for the day came through. Followed by another text message from my manager asking me to complete work at home. Naturally, I’ve spent most of the morning avoiding being productive. Here have been the most effective ways I’ve found:
What are some of your favorite ways to avoid being productive?