101 Things That Make Me Happy

I'm stealing this blog post from Jess over at You're Fine. But it's okay. I told her I was gonna steal it. That makes it not stealing. It makes it an homage. Lunches with my coworkers Weird dreams Christmas Teddy Grahams Tuesday movies for only $6.00 The cool side of the pillow The sound of … Continue reading 101 Things That Make Me Happy

Shut Up, You’re Bothering Me

Do you work with someone who has a tendency to annoy you? Does this someone annoy lots of people? Let me assure you, I feel your pain. Lots of people, I'm sure, feel your pain. See, in the workplace, people from numerous walks of life are thrown together for anywhere from six to ten hours … Continue reading Shut Up, You’re Bothering Me

It’s Not Easy Being Mean

As a counselor working in an elementary school, it is sometimes required of me to accompany certain classes as they go on field trips. Once, when I was working closely with a first grade class, I was asked to go along on one of these trips. It was a joy and a pleasure. Please note: … Continue reading It’s Not Easy Being Mean

The Soup

I thought about starting this little story out with the phrase, "When I was a kid..." But really, I don't think I was a kid. It just feels like the following events took place so many years ago, that in my over 30 mind, I was a kid. Whatever the case, I think I was … Continue reading The Soup

Life Swap

Originally written in June of 2010... This is not my life. He thought that over and over again as he sat across the table from the beautiful girl that was offering him a phenomenal job. Two days ago, out of the blue, Devon got a call asking him to meet Angela Harper for lunch at … Continue reading Life Swap

Apparently It’s a Problem

I don't enjoy getting up early. I do it even when I don't have to because my body is conditioned to do so. But that doesn't mean I have to like it. So there are a lot of days when I will fully utilize the crap out of my alarm's snooze function. Sometimes this causes … Continue reading Apparently It’s a Problem

Do They Really Eat That?

Every day, children at my school are given several options to choose from for their lunch. Usually, these options consist of a different daily entree or the old standbys, PB&J or a chef salad. The entree changes every day. This is where you find your pizza, chicken nuggets, cheeseburgers, MAXX cheese sticks (whatever the heck … Continue reading Do They Really Eat That?