Next I met with my HR contact and got some of the forms filled out and handed in. Learned that the funeral leave benefit is available for me right away, so that's cool. Also confirmed the timing on the whole bus pass issue. April is the earliest I can get the all-you-can-ride pass, the 31-day pass I could get on the 24th of March (so that would be silly) and the discounted stored-value cards I can get on March 10. So have 11 days of rides to take care of on my own. I plan on going to the commuter store tomorrow and having my picture taken to get the all-you-can-ride pass process started and to pick up some stored value cards for the rest of my trips until the 10th.
After that, all the new people and our managers went to lunch. We walked over to the little sports bar just south of the Metrodome. The food was passable though I wouldn't call what I was served a Philly cheese-steak sandwich. Got a chance to talk to some other people so it was a productive lunch if nothing else.
Home now and about ready for a nap, if not full-on sleep. I should grab something to eat first, though.
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