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Lunchroom Law

Lunchroom Law

These are a few laws of the lunchroom that I wish more people would abide by. I would formally decree them if I could. 1. You are not allowed to bring in any form of leftover fish and heat it up in the microwave. It’s gross, and inconsiderate of everyone around you who has to … Continue reading

reading lately

reading lately

Since I got promoted back in May, I’ve had the luxury of taking an hour lunch every day at work, which I didn’t really like at first because it just means it’s thirty more minutes that I have to be “at work” rather than at home or somewhere else. It’s nice because it means I … Continue reading

on becoming a workaholic

on becoming a workaholic

A while back I interviewed for a team lead position at work that would be a significant promotion – more “leadership responsibilities” as a part of the management team, and a salary instead of an hourly wage. My manager had told me I was basically a shoe-in for the job, but then I was a … Continue reading

Sunday confessions, vol. 4

Sunday confessions, vol. 4

I have a really loud, obnoxious laugh.┬áIf you’ve heard me laugh before you may or may not understand the varying degrees of obnoxiousness that my laughs achieve. It’s like a spectrum, and when I think something’s really funny and I laugh really hard, it’s ear-piercing and terrible. I’m really embarrassed by it at times, like … Continue reading

why my new job is better than my old job

It’s been two months since I moved to Indianapolis, and everything has been going swimmingly so far. I got really lucky and was offered the first job that I interviewed for, and so far it has been a total jackpot. I won’t mention the company’s name because I like to keep my professional life and … Continue reading

movin' on up

The week after I told my supervisor that I had been offered a new job and would be leaving The Hellhole, the manager above him called me into his office to ask me if I was indeed leaving, and if there was anything he could do to change my mind. “Not really,” I told him. … Continue reading

the learning curve

For the past few weeks I’ve been finding scraps of paper stuffed into my coat pockets or buried at the bottom of my purse with little pieces of advice from Tim scribbled on them. Read Chuck Klosterman Listen to the Manic Street Preachers Eat at Graffiti Burger Debt snowballing Banana parfait at Jeni’s “Amanda” by … Continue reading

somebody get me a bacon alarm clock

So, the epic quest for sweats has so far failed to produce anything even remotely up to par for the kind of extreme lounging that I’ve recently been taking on. When the hell did sweatpants with elastic at the ankles come back into style? I mean, I get it, the retro 80s thing is back … Continue reading

the plan is no plan

It’s finally fall, for real I think. That’s not to say that there won’t still be some 80 degree days in the future of 2010, but for now at least, it’s cold. It seems like it hasn’t been that long since I shoved all my winter clothes into a box in the top of my … Continue reading