I have always loved April Fools’ Day. I’m a practical joker by heart, so it’s a “holiday” that’s perfectly up my alley. Over the years, I’ve pulled some killer pranks. Like the time I created a fake note from Rusty’s first-grade teacher announcing that he’d been expelled from class. His mom was LIVID and started … Continue reading Impractical Joker
I had a dream last night that a coworker died. It's weird enough dreaming about people you work with, even when they're alive and well. I see these folks 8 hours a day. As much as I enjoy their company, I don't necessarily want them to follow me home and crawl into bed with me. Err...so to … Continue reading I’m Just Here for the Coffee
Friday at the office, I was midway through a scintillating article on endoscopic sinus surgery when one of my content writers said, "We have to start working Saturdays now?!"I had no idea what she was talking about until I opened my email and saw the following gem from upper management. With the start of the 2nd … Continue reading It’s Miller Time
I'm happy to report I survived another April Fool's Day without getting badly tricked. Is it just me, or has April 1st turned into a really big deal these past few years? It kinda feels like the new Halloween. Everybody is suddenly trying to outdo everybody else with increasingly elaborate pranks or really cool hacks. … Continue reading Zoom Zoom
This morning we had a benefits enrollment meeting at work to discuss health insurance coverage. As the meeting was winding down, our HR lady asked if there were any questions. I had an overwhelming urge to respond, What if you have a preexisting condition that is highly contagious in enclosed quarters? Can you still get … Continue reading I’m Bleeding to Death, Pineapple Jones!