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Thursday, February 25, 2010

Soldier Hollow


This week has been very different at work. There are a few reasons for this. #1- two co-workers on my team were in town this week. I have now worked at Novell for a year and this was my first time meeting these co-workers... and one of them I support (I process her paperwork). It was fun to finally meet them. They only come to town about once a year. #2- Because these co-workers only come to town once a year... they set up meetings for our team to attend. One after another for days! I learned a lot.... but it was quite long and I would get so antsy towards the end. #3- Because our week was full of meetings AND because these co-workers come once a year, our team took half the day off (still got paid & they paid for the activity & lunch) today to go play! I have told you before that Novell rocks right? I love that we get to do this sort of thing. It also helps that I love hanging out with my co-workers too... even if I am the youngest (besides Heather *above*).
For our activity, we all went out to lunch at Bajio's and then headed up the canyon to Soldier Hollow. It was a pretty nice day and it is still looking beautiful with the snow up the canyon. Since I am not a snow person... I wore thermal pants and shirt under my clothes (Thank you Brent, I guess they have come in handy for more than just camping) and then I had snow coat I got to wear for like the second time.... since I don't play in the snow, and I had some kinda snow pants I bought in high school... still not sure why, you know, since I grew up in a beach town and never visited the snow. Thankfully my co-workers could help me out where I was lacking with things like snow boots and gloves. You like my Bennie? I bought this one in Guatemala. Forgot to include this one in my Hat Collection. I have to admit... when I first heard we were doing this activity... sure I was happy to play instead of work, but I was not all that excited about the activity. Once we got there and started going down on our tubes, I had a lot more fun then I thought. It is so nice because you don't even have to walk up the hill to go down again... they hook your tube to a lift that carries you up. Then our group discovered that you go faster when you all go down together, so I only went down once by myself and then the rest we went down in groups and we were going at some pretty fast speeds. We all had fun, I got to bond with my co-workers and I am glad I brought my camera... because we got some fun pictures too. Thank you Novell for letting me work for you and for treating me so well. Oh, and for great co-workers. I am sure there is a long list I can thank you for, but I will stop there.






5 comments:

Jenni and Mitch Miller said...

Ok so I was feeling really proud about myself and after looking at your blog..suddenly don't feel so great. You are amazing and talented and soo gorgeous! Love you lots.

Lynette Mills said...

Great photo work Tracy.

Dallas and Kirsten said...

ok so remember how your job totally rocks!!? And I am absolutely LOVING your pictures...very cool effects. What program do you use?

T-Ray said...

Thanks! I have to agree. Its just iphoto on my macbook pro!

Dallas and Kirsten said...

Awesome! I have iPhoto and a macbook pro! Maybe I'll be able to come up with some cool images!