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Day In the Life – Connie Coleman

4:45 a.m. — Crawl—I mean jump—out of bed. Hope that I don’t fall asleep in the shower!

5:15 a.m. — Start looking for something to bring to work for breakfast and lunch. Yep! Yogurt and leftover Hamburger Helper and an apple. Same thing almost everyday—boring.

6:00 a.m. —Leave home to drive to Grinnell from Malcom.

6:15 a.m. — Pick up Dot—a friend who doesn’t have car—so that she can use my car today.

6:20 a.m. — Dot dropped me off. Start my day by unlocking all classrooms and checking JRC 101 for the set-ups for the day.

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Connie Coleman, Information Desk Attendant at the Joe Rosenfield Center, always provides a warm smile and a cheery "Good Morning" to all passers-by - Ben Brewer

7:00 a.m. — Return to desk-take down old posters—tell students “Good Morning” even if they don’t want to hear that it’s the morning already.

12:00 p.m. — Eat lunch for one hour then return to desk.

2:30 p.m. —Helped a lady from Posse D.C. get a password to get on-line (what a process).

3:30 p.m. — Dot picks me up and I take her home.

3:40 p.m. —Stop at the grocery store for things my mom needs (she doesn’t drive anymore).

4:00 p.m. — Go to Walmart for mom’s medicine and then go to Malcom and deliver it to her.

5:00 p.m. — Get home. Do laundry. Do dishes and fix supper.

8:00 p.m. — Watch whichever CSI is on or Halloween movie or read a book.

10:00 p.m. — Wake son up for work. Fix his lunch, etc.

12:00 a.m. — Go to bed!

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    Jessica ReidiesNov 1, 2010 at 8:55 pm

    Not having you to greet me every bleary morning is one of the biggest holes in my graduate education, Connie. Thank you for four great years of friendly smiles even when there wasn’t that much to smile about. (And the great desserts from the Grab ‘N Go days!)

    Hugs from DC,
    Jessica Reidies ’09