What would you?
What would you do, if you had just finished very long, stressful yet successful software project? any getaway suggestions for a few days?
dead tired developer
What state are you in? Or what country for that matter?
British Columbia, Canada
dead tired developer
go fishing for salmon! well, at least that's what I'd do if I were in your position ..
Michael H. Pryor
Get on a motorbike and ride up to the artic circle.
I would code my own project, but thats just me, I like punishment ;)
I would have a very very difficult time deciding between diving the Red Sea, the Maldives or the Great Barrier Reef for 4, 5 or 6 weeks. And actually that's exactly my problem right now ;)
Ed the Millwright
Grab your loved one(s) if you have them and do something you've never done before. Make sure to leave the house at least overnight if you can.
Go climb the Chief! Go climb the Chief! YAY!
Jack lives over there ->
Long stressful software project sounds like you haven't met your friends for a while. Go and meet them. But before you meet them, do something else too or you'll bore your friends to death by talking about the project for the whole evening.
Go to Las Vegas and meet the chicks....
throw a party and invite us all :)
You can handle a long difficult project but can't decide what to do for relaxation?
I would go fishing for a week straight, doesn't really matter where as long as I'm alone in the wilderness taking some time to think and relax without lifes distractions.
It's got to be sailing, out of sight of land. No distractions, a good connection with nature, enough to do to keep occupied and purposed, but plenty of time to just relax, contemplate, and meditate.
Gotta be skiing for me. Not too seasonal at the moment unless you are in the southern hemisphere, but you just can't beat them for the sheer fun.
If the weather's good enough (and sometimes even when it's not), a three-to-four day canoeing/camping trip is what works for me. Something where you get at least two full days of not worrying about what time you have to get back.
Why not go on one of those Geek Cruises to Alaska? Seems pretty cool.
Well, I'd suggest Pennsic War, but it just ended two weeks ago. Somehow, I doubt if you want to put off your little relaxation break until next August.
I'm surprised you haven't been assigned to a new project already. One one project, the overzealous new manager (who wanted to impress every bigwig in the firm), had 1/2 the development team reassigned to other projects a few weeks before the original one even went live.
First, send the manager on a cruise to.....um..... <YourLeastFavoriteCruisablePlace/> and then go to Kauai and veg.
Visit the South-West US.
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