*ring* … *ring* … Franciscan Life and Associate’s Office, this is Christi. May I help you? I’m trying to get a hold of Sister Angie. Oh… uh… Let me transfer you to the reception desk… one moment… (finally locates transfer button, dials 0) *ring* … *ring* … Hello, Franciscan Sisters of — Hi Renee, this is… Read More When Reception isn’t very perceptive
You may remember Worm from our post a couple weeks ago: a high school teacher with a reputation as a scavenger. I mentioned there was a shady incident involving him and the water cooler. Prepare yourself. Here it is in all its gory detail. Act 1 Scene: Break room of a suburban high school. Near… Read More The Secretary, the Worm, & the water cooler: A morality tale in three acts
Get this guys: when I was driving home from church the wind was blowing really hard and making the snow swirl and dance on top of the road. It looked a little hazy and super cool, like you were about to have a dream sequence. And if we’re really lucky, it’ll be the one where… Read More The Secretary and the Worm: A True Story in One Act
In the festive month of December, when holiday cheer filled the air, the high school office workers chatted happily and spoke of their plans for the coming break: a flight to Chicago, another to California, still another to Oregon. But one worker, the quiet one in the corner, what plans did she tell? Nary a… Read More A Thank You Gift From Larry: A True Story of Honest Work, Grateful Emails, and Tea
“Why are you so quiet?” A coworker asked the other day. “Talking is easy, just try it! Do you really have nothing to say?” “I’m sorry my silence offends you,” I carefully replied, “But you see, I’ve work to do, And my mind is occupied.” “Here, here,” my nemesis cried, “That’s no reason for restraint.… Read More Why Are You So Quiet?
I’ve been on a mission to clean out my closet and change up the old wardrobe. My goal is to eliminate morning angst. I want to be able to pop into the closet, grab a shirt, pants & blazer — and by that I mean any shirt, pants & blazer – and boom, I’m out… Read More She’s Come Undone: Crisis Looms in Women’s Office Wear
The following is a true account of what happens when snot meets technology. Despite our most incredible advances, it is crucial for technology to remain snot-free. Consider this a Public Service Announcement…
Ordinarily I’m not one to namedrop, but the fact is, I know Mr. and Mrs. Claus personally. No, really! Fact is, I work with them. They’ve been working at our school since last August.
The tension is mounting people, even drawing in our most chill-est of personnel! (If you didn’t catch our previous update, click here.) This morning I walk into the break room for my requisite cup of Earl Grey, and there by the microwave stands one of our counselors. One of the cool ones because she reads… Read More Anonymous Note Update, #2!