Tagged: office

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at work: overheard

I know I married the guy, but combining our cell phone accounts? That’s a pretty big commitment. Happy Thanksgiving Eve, everyone!

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peeves: math is hard…

I just popped down to our in-house cafeteria to grab a bit of lunch. My total comes up $5.14 and I hand over a $5 and a $1, already working out the change in my head and wondering in what...

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office: these habits don’t make the lists

Since I’ve been in the “working world” I’ve always been fascinated by Office Top Ten lists. My most recent office environment has caused me to be interested in annoying office behavior. Close quarters, little personal space, noisy environment. It’s ripe...

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work: laughing through the pain

At the office, when the help desk resets our passwords, they have been using some variation on a sports name ending in “ball” using the nearly standard letter/number substitution. Since our passwords are required to change so frequently, it’s hard...

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in DC: gorgeous day for an evacuation

So that was my afternoon from about lunchtime until a few minutes ago. How was yours? Betsy and I took off to Five Guys for lunch and on our way back we saw police cars, ambulances and fire trucks in...

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ads: are y’all even still together?

Thanks to TiVo*, I don’t see that many ads anymore, but this one always cracks me up: “It’s the 34th time this year…” The other ads in the series are cute and ride that fine line of awkwardness that’s made...

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at work: overheard

Conversation between two co-workers yesterday mid-morning*: …I’ll tell you how to get in and we’ll play tomorrow. But when we do, you have to be the girl. I’m just kidding, we’ll make _______ the girl. I was immediately torn between...

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earth day: the green monster

Is everyone learning a lot about how to be more green this week and especially today? Good. Will anyone other than the more socially conscious remember anything next week? Probably not. My BGA is putting on their dog & pony...

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office: it has its moments

The actual work still sucks most of the time, but our building is actually quite pretty at times. A colleague was walking past the atrium windows, saw a chair, the sun and an opportunity. It was fairly cold in the...

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work: this is getting to be a habit

I gotta say, it’s been a pretty good few months for this new building. 43rd President, 44th First Lady and today the 44th President and Vice-President. From what I understand, historically, these visits are a pretty big deal since the...