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The Notebooks of Michael Riehle Blog Tools Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 02-09-2006 01:42 PM
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My opinions, pontifications and general ramblings about Aikido
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Entries for the Month of August 2006

In General Bureaucrats, hobgoblins and paint Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #10 New 08-30-2006 03:38 PM
Two steps forward, three steps back

My lease is done on my old space as of Friday. Tomorrow will be the last class I hold there. No classes over the weekend or on Monday and then...

...well...

...we're supposed to be having classes in the new space. If the city allows it. Apparently they need to be sure we're an appropriate business for the space. It's possible that they would prefer we turned it into a little antique boutique to replace the one that burned down two doors away from us*.

Probably it will be okay, but a fire inspection is definitely in order.

Two steps forward, that would be one step of progress, right?

The fire department did their inspection this morning and we did okay. There are some issues with the electrical work, but the electrician is already working on those, so it should be corrected by tomorrow.

One step back, two steps forward

The electrician should have been done by now. Why isn't he?

Well...

...his biggest customer (always follow the money...) has been keeping him really busy. This customer has also been snarling traffic on the Rio Vista Bridge by making sure it's up at least 50% of the time lately. Okay, maybe not 50%, but often, okay.

So...

...he hired some young adults to do some of the grunt work for him. They took his money, but no work got done. The rest of the story is not fit for public consumption. The upshot is that he's got someone else in there doing the work now and it'll be done this w ...More Read More
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