Category Archives: boss

A Neat Desk

Last week, I was sitting in a currently vacant office at work, updating the computer, when I heard my boss calling out from my office: “Is Smirking Cat here?  Did she leave for the day?” I leaned back in the … Continue reading

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Clone Me!

Quick! I need a clone! And what unfathomable joy would be introduced to the world with more than one of me? Don’t answer that, but hear me out. Work has been unbelievably, impossibly busy, and it would take more than … Continue reading

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It Was My Cat’s Fault!

Dear Boss Lady: Please allow me to explain why I was a tad late this morning. I am certain, after you read this, you will completely understand. As I hustled to my front door on my way to work like … Continue reading

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Sometimes It’s Good When They Talk About You

This morning, my boss, a very blunt and to-the-point individual, wandered into my office and commented, “Oh, I had a conversation with one of our board members about you yesterday.” Why is it that statements like that make me automatically … Continue reading

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Lunch with the Boss Lady

How time flies! Today my boss took me out to lunch to discuss my first 90 days on the job. What is it about “performance review” that makes me hear that deep, solemn “dum-dum-dum” sound effect after it, that ominous … Continue reading

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