Today I was to work from home since my laptop at work is being sent off to have the last repair repaired. This isn't ordinarily a bad thing. I like working from home and did it for years. It's also not at all inconvenient to the company because I am all of five minutes away and normally work on a different floor from most everyone else anyway. It's so convenient in fact that there was no need to cancel a 10:30 meeting I had this morning. At 10:23 I walked out the door with time to spare. That would be the point where my day started going awry.
On the way out I ran into a couple of guys from Barclay. I mentioned to them that yesterday we had noticed