A few years ago when working from home first became practical, I went to the USA for a holiday (from the UK) and one of the first things I did was to connect mmy laptop and log in to the office - and it worked first time. A week later I tried logging in to check my email - no success. This didn't bother me as I knew that if anything urgent cropped up, they could phone me. When I got back, I told my boss about the problem and he told me he had disabled my login. "If you're on holiday, you're ON HOLIDAY" was what he said. So my boss understands the benefit of completely getting away for a break.
On the subject of overnighters, I once spent a night in prison - working to get a security system operational before a government inspection the following morning - and I made it, just!
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