I'm finally laying down after more than ten hours at work, and I'm exhausted. At the same time, though, I'm really happy with how today went.
The other downside to today's work was that I was kind of separated from the rest of my team. I had been looking forward to getting to know everyone more, and I didn't really have the opportunity to talk to any of them today. We spoke in passing as we were doing different things, but I'm anxious to be working side by side with all of them again. It seems like I'm working with really nice people so far, and the majority of the people I've spoken with appear to have a good sense of humor as well. I think that the more I get to talk with them all, the more I'll enjoy their company.
There also wasn't a lot of Guest interaction for me today, which I definitely missed as well. But the few times that I did have the opportunity to speak with Guests was great. Everyone seems to be in the holiday spirit, which makes a long and difficult shift a little easier to get through. I don't think there's a better place to spend the holiday season than in Disney World, and I'm sure that most of the Guests that are there this week would agree. Of course, I'd love to be visiting the Parks instead of working in one location every day, but at least I'm there... I'll be able to say that I spent Christmas Eve in Disney World. That's amazing!
Tomorrow I'm working the longest shift I've ever worked: 12 hours! That doesn't even include driving time, or the time it takes for me to get from the parking lot by bus to my location. It's going to be crazy! Part of me is really excited, and then part of me is scared to death. I just hope that my feet make it through the day... I may end up crawling back to my car after leaving work.
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