Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Cupcakes!

I hear that today is Administrative Professionals Day. I found this out when I passed by this box of cupcakes at the university. I still rely heavily on their skill and knowledge for the stuff I still do for the university. Budgets, purchasing, human resources, contract management and travel are just some of the areas where their expertise is relied on.

The day (Wednesday) started out not at the university but swapping out Ural tires with JedR. He had switched to studded K37 tires back in November so this was just the switch back to "summer tires" (also K37). The first one always takes a long time but I think the pusher proved to be the most difficult as it was a brand new tire. Very stiff. The Baja No-Pinch tool worked like a charm. I don't even want to do a motorcycle tire installation without that wonderful tool.

I thought it was warm enough to remove the handlebar muffs but it was below freezing again this morning (Thursday). Heated grips are nice to have. 

15 comments:

David Masse said...

That's quite a sunny muffin there. A harbinger of days to come :)

SonjaM said...

America, the land of the cool looking pastry ;-) I miss muffins...

Dar said...

Geez I wish someone would bring me a cupcake :) these days go unmarked here, but I think it would be a good excuse for a ride to find the perfect cupcake.

Scott Seidl said...

That thing has "sugar buzz" written all over it. I'll take two, please.

RichardM said...

I thought that they looked pretty photogenic!

RichardM said...

More like a cake than a muffin. But it did look pretty cool...

RichardM said...

Time to harass your co-workers... Remind them of their responsibility.

RichardM said...

Accurate statement. There seemed to be too much frosting for me...

Dar said...

I don't have any coworkers its just me!

Trobairitz said...

Cupcakes!! My boss used to celebrate Administrative Professional day, but after 16 years of working for him it is just another day, lol.

I think Brad bought one of those no pinch tools but hasn't used it yet. Good to know it is a keeper.

redlegsrides said...

+1 on the no pinch tool....so much easier with it.

RichardM said...

Need to just add it to his calendar.

RichardM said...

Second best tool around for working with tires. JedR has one of the original ones and it works much more smoothly.

Steve Williams said...

Things you still do for the University??? I thought your were retired! They're clouding your reasoning with sugar and cupcakes!

RichardM said...

I'm still a part-time, casual, temp and still have the Barrow IT support contract through the university.