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[Comments] (5) The Office: Ever had one of those days where you just want to throw your computer out the window and storm out of the office, never to return? If not, have you ever dreamed of saying "you can't fire me, I quit!" If not, have you ever thought of slipping your boss a mickey?

I've had two such days, both of them since I moved to the SLC office. Today was one of those days. Interestingly enough, on both of these days, pay days, I mysteriously got an extra $500 in my paycheck, mostly for good behavior. I guess it's a sign to focus on the good, and forget the bad. So today I simply turned off my computer and left without doing my timesheet. It wasn't as dramatic as the the above-mentioned notions, but it sufficed. The money is nice, but really I appreciate being appreciated. I guess I'll live to see another day as an accountant.

Back to watching the Wiggles with Maggie.


Comments:

Posted by Sumana at Thu May 01 2008 07:23

Yesterday, alone in an elevator for half a minute, I yelled and cursed in frustration over a work issue. It didn't help. I'm glad you got appreciated!

Posted by Mom at Thu May 01 2008 16:40

Those days come with the territory. I don't know of a job or profession that doesn't have them. We just have to hang in there knowing that we do what we like to do and we are helping someone--even when it goes unnoticed.

Posted by John at Thu May 01 2008 17:59

I appreciate you! Thanks for all your hard work.

Sumana: I hope no one heard you!

Posted by Kristen at Thu May 01 2008 23:39

What is a Mickey? Sorry you had a bad day. The extra pay is awesome though.

Posted by Susie at Fri May 02 2008 15:01

Kristen: A mickey is something you slip into someone's cocktail, rendering the victim temporary helpless. It's a reference to a Seinfeld episode where George gets fired and shows up at a work party and has Elaine distract his boss so he can slip him a mickey. At the party, George's boss offers him his job back, but now it's too late, as he sips from his drink a moment later.

Susie: Two can play this game.


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