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Literally Paid to Do Nothing

If you want to pay me to sit here and do nothing, right on. Period. I am caught in the middle of an ongoing mother-son squabble, and I’m  dying to know how ridiculous it will get. This is how I … Continue reading

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The Never of Now

It never truly feels like I’m at where I’m at. I am not legitimately in my proper place ever — in time or space –where ever I find myself at (the workplace, for example … MOSTLY… but… also: any place or time where people … Continue reading

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I work in a ghost town (a ghost office park).

I don’t even know how many vacancies there are: empty offices, empty suites -entire floors, entire buildings — vacant — in the office park where I work. Raleigh was not hit particularly hard by the economic bad times. As a matter of fact, Raleigh … Continue reading

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The Goon Squad. Beep. Beep.

A coworker admitted that he does standup comedy. I accused him of using all of us other staffers and work events as his material. With almost all of my coworkers, I already can do hilarious impressions of them. I’m not … Continue reading

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This could all be so much easier — with such minor changes. I mean – generally – in the world. My own personal thing is actually pretty easy lately. But I’m pretty detached from the world. Like many other people, … Continue reading

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The Dirt on All of My Coworkers

Just kidding: I don’t have much dirt on them. I work for Mormons! I don’t know what this means yet. So far I just know that they do not drink, and they work their asses off. And they’re from Utah. That’s … Continue reading

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Fiction vs. Resume

Once again I’ve slipped into a ‘between employment vacation/recuperative interlude.’ I must stress the following, and I can’t stress it enough: Who Cares. I am beer drunk. I am job market wise. Job market wiser, anyway. You learn things with … Continue reading

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