I get to work and immediately realize that I was supposed to go straight to a seminar before coming to work. I leave my hot cup of coffee on my desk and shuffle outside. I figure I can catch a Circulator bus on K Street, but I spot a D bus to Union Station coming and hop on that instead.
I get to the Four Points Sheraton at 12th & K just before 9:00 a.m., and luckily they’re still doing registration and coffee and continental breakfast. Whew. And there’s further luck in that nobody really likes ever sitting in the front row, except for me because I’m such a huge dork, so there’s a place to sit as well. Then I learn all about how to “Enhance Your TIMSS Investment by Leveraging New Microsoft Technologies.”