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Pleasant Valley Saturday

My workplace is pleasant, it’s true No reason for me to feel blue. But I will admit I wish just a bit We had a mad poet or two.

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Casual Friday

“May I borrowed a pencil?” he asked amiably. “Sure,” I said, gesturing casually toward the cup of pens and pencils. “Thank you,” he replied with a genial smile. He walked to a nearby table and stabbed a patron with the … Continue reading

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Workplace haiku

Here’s some haiku inspired by working between Christmas and New Years when many colleagues are on leave, or calling in sick. ūüėČ Sick Leave? Calling in cozy Hot tea, fireplace, good book Can’t come in today Understaffed Alone all is … Continue reading

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Lights in the Tunnel a Review

Summary: Good book. Scary premise. Hope he’s wrong. In Lights in the Tunnel, Martin Ford, a CEO of some tech company whose name I can’t find, asserts that technological improvements are going to lead to mass unemployment.¬† He believes that … Continue reading

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Unsatisfying Singlehood

Why I Love Singlehood is an adequate, but uninspiring look at one woman’s journey¬†embracing her identity as a single woman. ¬†Eva Perino is a former academic and current owner of a college town, Carolina coffee shop. ¬†The Grounds, as the … Continue reading

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Break Room Scavenger

Hungry want free food What’s this? Pizza? No, better! Apple pie dinner  

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No No. 2 Pencils

The Secretary My boss refuses to use No. 2 pencils.¬† Says he was traumatized by too many standardized tests.¬† Today’s his first $50,000,000 trial.¬† That’s why I’m scouring the neighborhood looking for No. 1’s.¬† Who sells No. 1 pencils?¬† Not … Continue reading

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