Cruising along

A few days ago, the Parental Units told me that I would be receiving my Official Cruise Documents today, delivered via DHL. They would require signature, and naturally, they would arrive on a day when I could not possibly work from home, what with the two and a half dozen meetings I had to squeeze in.

I got home late this evening and when I opened the screen door to unlock the door to the house, there, leaning up against the door were my Official Cruise Documents. So much for requiring a signature.

The Parental Units instructed me to check them careful and I did but aside from the spelling of my name (which, for as easy as it is, is misspelled more often than not), I knew not what else to check. Unless I hear otherwise, I will just assume that they are right and I am in good standing.

54 days and counting.

Published by Jamie Todd Rubin

Jamie Todd Rubin writes fiction and nonfiction for a variety of publications including Analog, Clarkesworld, The Daily Beast, 99U, Daily Science Fiction, Lightspeed, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and several anthologies. He was featured in Lifehacker’s How I Work series. He has been blogging since 2005. By day, he manages software projects and occasionally writes code. He lives in Falls Church, Virginia with his wife and three children. Find him on Twitter at @jamietr.

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