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There’s Nothing Funny About Carpeting

August 31, 2010

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LBL’s real estate manager suggested yesterday that LBL should write about the wall-to-wall carpeting currently being installed in the office.  Wall-to-wall carpeting?  Instead, how about LBL writing about flossing?  Or socks?  Or grocery coupons?  Any of those topics would be more compelling than wall-to-wall carpeting. To make matters worse, the carpeting isn’t all that attractive, so LBL […]

There's Nothing Funny About Carpeting

August 31, 2010

11

Life in the Boomer Lane’s real estate manager suggested yesterday that she should write about the wall-to-wall carpeting currently being installed in the office.  Wall-to-wall carpeting?  Instead, how about my writing about flossing?  Or socks?  Or grocery coupons?  Any of those topics would be more compelling than wall-to-wall carpeting. To make matters worse, the carpeting […]

The Secret Lives of Office Workers

August 11, 2010

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Thanks to Freshly Pressed, I saw the clever young office worker who quit her job via a series of dry erase notices she sent to fellow worker’s emails. The punch line was that she calculated that her boss spent almost 20 hours a week playing Farmville.  Whether that was a hoax or not, it got […]