The Secretary, the Worm, & the water cooler: A morality tale in three acts

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

Laptops, Ads, & Being Controlled by Two Dudes With a Podcast

I didn’t post last Wednesday. Did you notice? Okay, tell the truth. Do you even know I post on Wednesdays? Yeah. That’s what I thought. Well, I do. Usually. This time I didn’t on account of computer problems. Don’t get me wrong, I have access to working computers. My problems were… okay, here’s the thing:… Read More Laptops, Ads, & Being Controlled by Two Dudes With a Podcast

A Thank You Gift From Larry: A True Story of Honest Work, Grateful Emails, and Tea

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