Category Archives: working

Pet Peeve at the workplace

Be it stealing from the community fridge, or talking too loud in the cubicles… what is YOUR most irritating pet peeve in the office or at work? See what others have to say. Inspired by Gayle King Advertisements

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Who does most of your chores?

Why do women still do most chores? This was the Good Question the other night and I’ve been thinking about it ever since. Paul and I used to pretty much divvy up our chores. I also know that we lived in … Continue reading

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How early is too early to earn part of your own keep?

I know we’ve talked about this before but it was a long time ago and other than SKL, most of the others who come here, didn’t then. So, one more time. What brought this up was I was chatting this … Continue reading

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Job Hunting Enlightenment

Ah, HAAH!!!  THIS is why I can’t get hired!! I have actual skills and experience detailed on my resume! Perhaps if mine looked more like this, I’d have better luck… shamelessly stolen from Huffington Post.

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What is your “American Dream?”

According to a 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair survey, the “American Dream,” is NOT the white picket fence home. The ultimate dream for the majority of Americans, is to provide their child(ren) a better life. How would you describe the American dream?

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What do you think?

What do you all think of this? Should this woman have been fired?

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The Standard of Harassment

I rarely want to call radio shows.  But when I heard this story being discussed on two separate shows, I found myself talking to the radio, nearly screaming at it, and stomping around my kitchen, slamming pots in my indignance.  … Continue reading

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Napping at lunchtime

My step daughter called me during her lunch hour yesterday and we talked for 15 minutes or so. She needed to “vent” to me. We don’t have your “normal” step family deal. We’re more like friends. We are very close … Continue reading

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The Perfect Job

A guy walked into the local welfare office to pick up his check. He marched straight up to the counter and said, ’Hi, you know, I just HATE drawing welfare. I’d really rather have a job.’ The social worker behind … Continue reading

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Lonely jobs

I’m not sure if any of you have heard of Jason Davis.  I don’t know if he’s all over the country or not but he has a program here in Minnesota called On The Road Again.  The show the other night was … Continue reading

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Question of the day

Have you ever been passed up for a promotion?  How did that make you feel?

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Finding enough time in a day

HELP!!!  I feel like I’m running out of time.  Things just aren’t getting done.  I don’t know what to do.  I usually get up at 6 am, get ready for work, get the 3 year old ready, say good bye and … Continue reading

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American dream

I think about this quite often. I don’t know why. What is your American dream? Is it baseball and apple pie? Freedom to do what we want or the right to bitch when something doesn’t go our way? To me … Continue reading

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I’ve been stimulated!!!

We finally received our Economic Stimulus check in the mail today!  Three weeks after we thought we’d get it and it came in the mail instead of being direct deposited, but it’s here none the less.  I wondered why though … Continue reading

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On Call :-( (written by Sue)

Today is Memorial Day and I am alone, sitting in front of the computer, waiting.  Today is my holiday to work so here I sit.  Waiting for my family to come and have lunch with me and waiting for my … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with Jason?

I am getting so sick and tired of hearing people say what’s wrong with Jason.  Nothing dammit!  Just like my last post says leave me alone.  I’m also getting sick of people in glass house’s throwing stones.  I’ve come to … Continue reading

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Tasers

We have had two news stories here very recently involving “tasers” and police officers.  Sadly, in both cases the perpetrators ended up dying.  Not from the tasers but from drugs they had taken.  Here’s the link if you are interested in … Continue reading

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My apologies

I’ve bee gone so long.  Sorry.  I just got a promotion at work and am so busy trying to prove myself.  Over ten years driving trucks and I got pulled into the warehouse to learn how to manage it.   Huge … Continue reading

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