Dear Nathan: What To Do With a Key-Losing Girlfriend

DEAR NATHAN: I’m a secretary who happens to make really good coffee. An employee who works in the building likes my coffee and has made himself comfortable at my desk in the morning before he starts work and afterward, before his second job. I am not comfortable with this. He plants himself at my desk, […]

Coffee or Coffeeish?

In an office environment, there is always something to complain about. It could be that boss who has been in management so long they have lost all touch with reality. It could be that coworker’s insistence on having a mid-afternoon snack break followed by the mid-afternoon experiencing of terrible Frito breath. It could be any […]

Let’s Talk Paper Towels

  Around ten o’clock today, I took my usual coffee break at work. My eight o’clock coffee had just begun to wear off, so to prevent any sort of unfortunate incidents due to a lack of caffeine, I headed to the break room for preventative caffeination. As I poured a cup of mediocre but nevertheless […]

Conversation: My Kryptonite

I am not the most social person in the world. I know what you’re saying. “But how can a person that delightful and engaging be mildly antisocial? He seemed like a charming raconteur who would eagerly share a tale of whimsy with anyone. Why, I would have assumed he would be the life of any […]

Coffee: To Die or Not To Die

There’s no drink as delicious as a nice, hot cup coffee. On a cold morning, it warms you up. When you’re starting another in a line of boring work days, coffee will keep you raring to go, or at the very least will keep you from falling asleep and drooling on your keyboard. In fact, […]

Human Resources’ Not So Subtle Hints

There are lots of things that can give a person a complex. For instance, next time you are having dinner with someone, casually wipe the side of your mouth every couple of minutes. The other person is sure to assume that they have a gigantic blob of something on their face. It can create hours […]

How I Saved The President: A Completely Fictional Account

I opened my eyes just in time to see the sun peek out over the trees on the east side of the backyard that morning. As I attempted to focus, the light spilled in between the slats of my blinds, revealing the dust in every corner of my bedroom. I began my morning routine, the […]