Category Archives: Paychecks Are Important

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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