I lucked into a contract gig in Quincy this week. It's supposed to last about 3 weeks. The pay is miniscule (barely better than unemployment). The way I got this job is thanks to a job interview for another position in the company so when this project came up, they thought of me!
It is an Excel nerds dream job. I basically need to clean up a database that was screwed up by an outside company. It's tens of thousands of lines and I need to research addresses and coding. So, I am using filters and color coding a lot. I also have to pack visine and my iPod. The people I work with are really nice and my commute is under ten minutes so I am a pretty happy camper.