Category Archives: Paychecks Are Important

This Is That Thing I Told You I’d Tell You About

Anyone remember that thing I wrote about the other day? Not the part about getting gross on wine plus beer plus champagne, but the other thing? The thing I couldn’t say? Welllllll I couldn’t say at the time because I … Continue reading

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A Brisk Gait

The other day, I was walking from building to building at work when someone I don’t know fell into step behind me and exclaimed “that’s a brisk gait!” I’d normally appreciate this kind of weird vocabulary, but in this case, … Continue reading

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Punching the Dumb

Maybe it’s the cold, maybe it’s still post-holiday despair, maybe it’s the fact that I never really committed to taking vitamin D this winter even though I knew better. It’s just that lately, every day I’m at work and for … Continue reading

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Burd

It’s Thanksgiving and I work for a grocery company, so what do I do on my day off after a week of being screamed at by people who are 40+ and still working in grocery store check stands? Why, I … Continue reading

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Piroshky Wishes and Ferry Dreams

My 5-day vacation started 2 hours ago and I still can’t believe it’s happened. Aside from buying a new mattress and going to IKEA tomorrow, I have no idea how I’m going to fill up the time and it. Feels. … Continue reading

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1913

I have never cried at work. Never. In all my years at all my jobs with all of the assholes I’ve known, not once have I ever let someone make me cry. I’ve been upset, of course, and so angry … Continue reading

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Look At My Butt

Where I live in Seattle is about 35 miles from North Bend, the town where Twin Peaks was set and the diner with its famous cherry pie is still located. I used to work with someone who lived in North … Continue reading

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Adulthood: FUCK YOUR DREAMS

For three short days, I was able to enjoy the prospect of getting to sleep in until 7am, starting work at 9:30, and driving home at 6pm every weekday. So, basically, have the routine of a normal human being. My … Continue reading

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Credit For Trying

KAT WILL BE IN SEATTLE IN TWO HOURS! KAT WILL BE IN SEATTLE IN TWO HOURS! WE’RE GETTING DINNER TOMORROW AND I’M SO HAPPY BECAUSE SHE JUST TEXTED AND SURPRISED ME AND SHE’LL BE IN SEATTLE IN TWO HOURS! This … Continue reading

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Majestic as Fuck

Upon checking my phone this afternoon, I saw that a friend from my old company had texted me to say that he’d just put in his two weeks’ notice. This friend and I originally met while working in the same … Continue reading

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