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The New World of Coke

wow! it's been almost 4 weeks already that i have been back to work for CCE. my first two weeks were a complete blur as i was out of town most of those weeks conducting training. the past two weeks have been dedicated to doing a brain dump and getting back up to speed. there is so much good work going on and i am working with very bright, very enthusiastic people; the mantra of the team is "diligence every day." i'm so happy to be back to work with a group of people that i really liked working with in the past.

one of the best aspects of my new job has got to be my view. anything would have been an upgrade from the dungeon in our basement (aka Dang's room). we are on the 15th floor and i have an office with a view of the chattahoochee river, perimeter mall area, buckhead, midtown and downtown. it's truly spectacular. i get to watch the sunrise every morning...

today was a lot of fun. we had the priviledge of getting a sneak peek at the new World of Coke museum. it's in downtown atlanta right next to the georgia aquarium. i had never been to the original WOC, but the new WOC is really neat. there are some really neat movies and commercials that you get to see from all over the world.

at the end, of course, you get to taste over 60 Coke products from around the world. i tried every single one of them and had the biggest sugar buzz of my life by lunch time (the afternoon crash was just as bad).

if you are interested, here are some pics. the museum opens on May 24, so if you are in town, i would recommend checking it out and taking your kids. it's very kid-friendly, just like the georgia aquarium.

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