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Lunchtime Sing-a-long

Lunchtime Sing-a-long

A friend at work forwarded me the below email that I had sent her almost a year ago. It reminds me how much I love baked potatoes, and also how good I am at writing songs. From: Breanne S Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 11:38 AM To: Melissa E Subject: ooooh whoooooa I just wrote … Continue reading

Perks

Recently, an awesome link came to me through my google reader. Mashable compiled a graphic of the perks of working at THE Silicon Valley tech companies (Google, Twitter, Facebook, etc). It is uh-mazing. They have tons of activities/amenities (rock climbing, massages, ping pong, Razr scooters for use in the office, Rock Band, yoga, dry cleaners, … Continue reading

Magnets

INT. BOX FACTORY – MORNING Breanne is working when she overhears the Production Manager and VP of San Antonio talking in the VP’s office, right next to hers. They’re talking about magnets, presumably about their contribution to the giant machinery in the plant. Breanne stops working and pokes her head in the office. BREANNE (interrupting) … Continue reading

Nicknames at the Office

INT. BOX FACTORY – DAY PRODUCTION MGR – hands Breanne a camera Hey. BREANNE Hey T-Bone. PRODUCTION MGR Why do you keep calling me that? BREANNE It’s my new nickname for you. Do you like it? PRODUCTION MGR No, I don’t. Can you please email me the photos on that camera? BREANNE Not until you … Continue reading

Potty Mouth

I have a canvas tote that I carry to work every day. It has a slogan on it, “Not Penny’s Tote,” which is a reference to LOST (referring to “not Penny’s boat,” which matters to you not at all if you never watched the show). As I was leaving the office yesterday, my boss stopped … Continue reading

Animals at the Office

I work in the middle of nowhere. No, seriously. Across the street from the office, there is a giant lumber warehouse. One one side of us, there is a grove of trees and on the other side is a corn field (or cabbage, or cauliflower, or whatever’s in season). So, with us being away from … Continue reading

Losing Credibility

I fear I may be losing credibility at work. In a search of my outgoing emails containing the word "important" in the subject line, I find 3 emails to my boss. In each of the emails are: a gif of a ninja squirrel (Important Ninja Squirrel), a video of a chimpanzee riding on a segway (Important … Continue reading

just a day at boxes

INT. DESIGN ROOM BOX FACTORY – DAY <boss of boxes is having an important conversation with sales manager regarding safeguarding loss of inventory. breannesp is sitting at her desk, "working" quietly and minding her own business> BOSS So, I think we'll just go ahead and get scanners for everyone in the plant so that… ME … Continue reading