They Really Do Like Me

The job of a proofreader is often the least appreciated at any organization and goes far beyond the scope of making sure the word public isn’t mistakenly spelled pubic. Don’t laugh. I’ve caught that error in the past. We are fact-checkers, legal liaisons, and basically a safety net between the organization or its clients and … Continue reading They Really Do Like Me

Friday Five: Payday

Yep, so I'm a day late with this one. With the release of the SNES Classic yesterday, I spent the evening playing Super Mario World with Anthony on my original console. Seen here with Super Star Wars, it's ugly, turning yellow and still works, but I'm not sure for how much longer. It couldn't seem … Continue reading Friday Five: Payday

Night and Day

I was fired from my job recently. Well, if you consider a few weeks ago as “recent” then it was. But there’s a long story behind my termination that involves my [former] union, a department manager who was perpetually dissatisfied with my performance (and therefore a hindrance when it came to the possibility of advancing … Continue reading Night and Day

My Muse Got Stuck in Traffic and I Don’t Care

My schedule at Big Name Supermarket is sporadic at best. There’s no telling how many hours I’m going to work or in which department I will spend them in but either way, I’m beginning to think that the job has run its course on me after being there only 8.75 months. Promises were made but … Continue reading My Muse Got Stuck in Traffic and I Don’t Care

A Mickey Mouse Job, Part Deux

As you might recall in a previous blog post, I had an interview with The Happiest Place on Earth and in the end was given a note telling me that I was pretty much short-listed should any positions become available. Deep down inside I never thought they’d call, but I got an email a few … Continue reading A Mickey Mouse Job, Part Deux