email sent: 11.45 pm on Tuesday
email read: 8.03 am on Wednesday
email content*: "Cath, please make sure we have the project ready for the extremely important meeting with external collaborators at 8.30 am, thanks"
my existing knowledge of said project: 0%
panic level: extreme
time of resolution of problem: 8.17 am
resolution of problem: "I wonder if he meant projector?"
meeting: awesome. Seriously**. I really, really love my job sometimes! Science rocks!
*paraphrased for blog reader comprehension
** the completely unrelated afternoon meeting was distinctly un-awesome