Category Archives: humorous

A dog’s life – morning

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Omens

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Oatmeal, the unsung hero

A creature of habit, I start every day at work, in my office, the very same way. Before it is light, before people arrive, to the coffee machine I go, rubbing bleary tired eyes. The first I obtain is not … Continue reading

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Telephone

There is a game that many children play. I think it has a hundred different names,but when I was a child, we called it telephone. I think it was introduced to us as “telephone operator” but I grew up in … Continue reading

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Customer Service Needed

I have angular cheilitis. It’s embarrassing, but not really all that noticeable or irritating, EXCEPT when I go to the dentist. I looked up the information and this particular (even mild) condition is often a result of low iron, or … Continue reading

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My five year plan (as used with my last job)

In year one, I plan to be bright and glowing, your golden child.I will try to conquer through merit, intelligence and honesty. Year two will be spent on a rollercoaster of successes and failures forcing you to not be certain … Continue reading

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Being sick

Why is it that if I hate my job, taking a sick day can be nothing more than a bad papercut, but when I like my work and I take pride in it, responsibility kicks into overdrive? “Oh, hi. *hack … Continue reading

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The Elevator

I inspect the industrial chic carpet, worn and scuffed beneath thousands of feet as I approach the stainless steel doors, a pair on either side of the call button and fire alarm. Before I can reach out to press the … Continue reading

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The Trudge into the Building

The trudge into the building is a daily migration for all employees where I work and today, I noticed that I am not the only one who engages in that half-asleep pat down to determine my state of appropriateness. Am … Continue reading

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Freezer Jesus

The Christians, they say Jesus is coming; he’ll rise from the dead and among us he’ll walk. He’s not coming again, for y’see, he already came that second time. But he didn’t do much walking though he talked a hell … Continue reading

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The Three Vertically-challenged Members of the Porcine Species

A member of the porcine species told his three offspring to go live independently with no financial aid from their parental unit. So, the three vertically-challenged pigs (for lack of a better term) ventured forth in three non-conformist directions. The … Continue reading

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Squirrel From Hell

You may know this terror who runs throughout town his cunning and slyness is known all around. His claws are fast, his teeth are sharp, he has one beady eye, and when he scampers sweetly, he’s really on the fly … Continue reading

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