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Day 133: Unexpected Mail

Today I got something in the mail from my boss. I wasn’t expecting anything from her, so I had no idea what was in the envelope. It turned out to be a card for my 25th work anniversary. Surprise! I … Continue reading

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Day 119: Whew!

One of my work projects will be going to print soon, and it’s time for me to make corrections. Thanks to the pandemic, the procedure for making corrections has changed, but for the better. Previously, I would go to the … Continue reading

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Day 1: King Lear

On Twitter today, people are pointing out the Shakespeare wrote “King Lear” while he was quarantined. Apparently we’re supposed to find inspiration in this and each pen our own masterpiece while we isolate ourselves. Does a blog post count? If … Continue reading

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Get It Done and Fix It Later

“Get it done and fix it later.” That’s what I’m always telling myself at work. Perfection is a noble goal, but production must happen first. There will be opportunities to fix my mistakes later down the line. But if my … Continue reading

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Man of Leisure

I’m not sure I agree with M. Poirot on this one. I am, alas, a man of leisure. . . . I have made the economies in my time and I have now the means to enjoy a life of … Continue reading

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I Ain’t Superstitious

I think I’m not superstitious. That is, until something happens and I say to myself, “Gee! I hope that’s not a sign!” For example, today I accidentally ripped a piece of a paper at work. It wasn’t just any old … Continue reading

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Back to Work

Today was my first day of work since the baby was born. Thank God I decided to ease my way back to work by doing a couple months of part-time days. Otherwise, I don’t think I would have made it. … Continue reading

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Positive Thinking

I’ve been in a bad mood lately. The stress of pregnancy, the anticipation of childbirth, the continuing mess that is our house, the horrible stories in the news…all have combined to leave me feeling more than just blah. Today, as … Continue reading

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My Own Reward

I’ve never believed that tripe about virtue being its own reward. To me, one of the saddest things about this world is that if you don’t get things done, eventually someone will come along and tell you what a lazy … Continue reading

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Let’s Have Fun

Without going into too much detail about my job, which I refuse to do here, I will tell you that I often deal with bits and pieces of text. Some of those pieces, specifically those that spell (or nearly spell) … Continue reading

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