Skeleton Week: Perl plugin for collectd
This is the first year that I can recall during which I have not been at $work. I like the easy commuting, empty car parks, long lunches etc. then taking leave when everyone comes back.
Since you won't be releasing (will you), it's a great time to work on some "we really should" projects.
Enhancements to monitoring are great candidates. There is always something else that can be graphed or alerted upon.
I stumbled upon this article detailing how to create a perl plugin for collectd. The author scrapes the html from the web interface of an ADSL modem, retrieving various stats which collectd then reports.