Today, OPM Director Berry announced that on Monday, December 21, 2009 federal agencies in the Washington, DC, area will be closed. Nonemergency employees (including employees on pre-approved leave) will be granted excused absence ...
The local jurisdictions have yet to clear the secondary streets of snow, and want to keep people off the roads. Personally, I could just take the bus like I always do, and no one would be the wiser. But that's not why I'm writing this. It's because I know what people outside the Beltway are going to say: "Hey, so they shut down the government. Nobody around here knows the difference."
And there's a reason.
Let's say the budget hasn't been passed, and they run out of
On the other hand, her application for a new passport is going to have to wait.
Personally, I'd just as soon be at work today. There were two projects I wanted to complete before Christmas, and I'll have barely enough time for them now. It's times like this that it almost feels like a real job.
Don't you hate when that happens?