Tag Archives: work

Perks

Recently, an awesome link came to me through my google reader. Mashable compiled a graphic of the perks of working at THE Silicon Valley tech companies (Google, Twitter, Facebook, etc). It is uh-mazing. They have tons of activities/amenities (rock climbing, massages, ping pong, Razr scooters for use in the office, Rock Band, yoga, dry cleaners, barber shop), […]

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Nicknames at the Office

INT. BOX FACTORY – DAY PRODUCTION MGR – hands Breanne a camera Hey. BREANNE Hey T-Bone. PRODUCTION MGR Why do you keep calling me that? BREANNE It’s my new nickname for you. Do you like it? PRODUCTION MGR No, I don’t. Can you please email me the photos on that camera? BREANNE Not until you […]

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Potty Mouth

I have a canvas tote that I carry to work every day. It has a slogan on it, “Not Penny’s Tote,” which is a reference to LOST (referring to “not Penny’s boat,” which matters to you not at all if you never watched the show). As I was leaving the office yesterday, my boss stopped […]

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Animals at the Office

I work in the middle of nowhere. No, seriously. Across the street from the office, there is a giant lumber warehouse. One one side of us, there is a grove of trees and on the other side is a corn field (or cabbage, or cauliflower, or whatever’s in season). So, with us being away from […]

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Losing Credibility

I fear I may be losing credibility at work. In a search of my outgoing emails containing the word “important” in the subject line, I find 3 emails to my boss. In each of the emails are: a gif of a ninja squirrel (Important Ninja Squirrel), a video of a chimpanzee riding on a segway (Important Email About […]

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Just a Day at Boxes

INT. DESIGN ROOM BOX FACTORY – DAY   <boss of boxes is having an important conversation with sales manager regarding safeguarding loss of inventory. breannesp is sitting at her desk, “working” quietly and minding her own business>   BOSS So, I think we’ll just go ahead and get scanners for everyone in the plant so […]

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So you want to piss me off at work…

Here’s a handy how-to list so you don’t have to have as many trial and errors: – learn how to make a coughing noise that sounds like you’re moving the phlegm in your throat up or down about 2″. Make sure it sounds a little bubbly. – don’t do work. Especially don’t do it when […]

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