Tagged: work

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Woo-hoo!

The goal has been reached and exceeded thanks to a rather cheeky recent donation of $69… So I’ve raised my goal to $750. It looks as though I may just be walking on my own with the WWC Team or...

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This just in…

The Starbucks in our building (not pictured above) is now open. We now return you to your regularly scheduled slacking off workday.

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Well, I suppose I really should be working…

Ok, no more DC Metblogs at the office, or any number of other blogs or sites I regularly check through Google Reader. I’m amazed mine escaped scrutiny but I guess I’m not on a list yet. I remember when this...

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on the elevator this morning…

I’m really into my music and doing the remainder of the morning’s sudoku puzzle in my head and thinking about how much forehead sweat I’m probably showing due to the humidity and deciding that I really need to invest in...

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Please make it stop…

I am suffering from a massive headache. It’s actually been going on since last night. It feels like a low-level migraine or a withdrawal headache, but I haven’t given up anything that my body would be complaining about. Unless it...

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Happy Ann-adverse-ary!

Four years ago today I got the call. My manager called up to tell me that two weeks hence, my position would no longer exist. If only Fired! had existed back then, I might have felt a lot better about...

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Praise the Lord, but dump the Lourdes’

This is the kind of thing that cracks me up, then gives me the ol’ “The world has lost its damn mind” curmudgeon rant. At least the travelers were warned, but did they really think there would be an exception...

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work: I’m a tree, I can bend…

Well the little missing paperwork drama was resolved with a simple, “Oh, if you don’t have it, you’ll just need to redo it.” That’s all, just redo the stupid form and get signatures again. Ah well, I still love my...

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Bless your heart!

For reasons I’m mostly in the dark about, they’re asking me for paperwork, from months ago, when I was doing the job I didn’t even want to do, when we were in the middle of a move and that I’m...

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From the Post blogs

A recent letter to the Get There blog at washingtonpost.com: Letter From Fed-Up Metro Rider This letter came in on Aug. 1 from an Arlington commuter who gave up on Metro. He starts off describing a particular incident, but it...