Category Archives: Pet Peeves

Lost and found

After trying to burn my house down on Monday morning with the cast iron skillet incident, I went to work as usual. When I returned in the evening to the transit station, it was to find that during the day … Continue reading

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Not in a good way

Our neighbors are special. Nothin says class like parking on the grass. And sideways in your driveway.

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Bruised

I’m sitting at my desk, writing a check for a coworker, when he suddenly leans towards me and exclaims, “holy sh@@!” I look around, trying to figure out what he’s talking about, and he adds, “what is that??” He’s looking … Continue reading

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Asshats

Parking on the sidewalk, a primo asshat move.

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36 hours

Tuesday, 6 am: alarm goes off. I haven’t been sleeping well, and I have trouble getting out of bed. I’ve finally gotten myself up and dressed by 6:30, and I get ready for work. Hop on the scale, immediately wish I hadn’t. Pack … Continue reading

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Too many morons

Yesterday was my middle son’s birthday, and during his birthday dinner we chatted a little bit about the decline of society. See, yesterday morning when I went out to go to work, I was greeted with this: That’s a non-emergency … Continue reading

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Seattle sick leave law

Beginning September 1, 2012, Seattle will be joining San Francisco, California, and Washington DC in requiring employers to offer sick time to their employees, regardless of their status (full time, part time, or temporary). Today I received an email reminder … Continue reading

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Compensate much?

Parking fail

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Failure to load

Well, bollocks. Our home computer was fine yesterday, but is far from fine today. It won’t even run Windows from the recovery disc, so I think I’m going to have to call in an actual techie to fix it. 😦 … Continue reading

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An apology (of sorts)

The USOC issued an apology for the language contained in its C&D letter to Ravelry. They cited some nonsense about it being a form letter and they didn’t intend to insult anyone… Whatever.  I think they are just trying to … Continue reading

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