Friday, April 11, 2008

Cancellations still happen!

Even in the court situation, sometimes you get sent home. I was all dressed up and ready to work on Wednesday for a hearing in Wake Superior Court. I got myself to the courtroom about 30 minutes early - rode up the elevator with the clerk, also a friend of mine - and found out that the hearing was off.

How? The attorney met the clerk and me in her office and said they'd taken a voluntary dismissal. Bummer! I drove all the way in, got psyched to work... and no go.

That's the world of court reporting. Some weeks you're writing hundreds and hundreds of pages; others you're barely writing tens and tens. The beautiful thing is it's never the same day twice - you're never, ever bored.

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