Tag: work

The Orange Shirt of Crazy

“What are you going to do today, Lloyd?”  It’s my wife on the phone.  I hang up. Downstairs, I burn the toast, and then I burn the toaster.  The car slips from the driveway into the tundra.  At the end of the street, John from 4684 waves my window down.  “What are you going to […]

Doc Lewin’s 20 Rules for Corporate Dominance: The Rules for Bosses

The Rules for Bosses 1. Tidings of Joy Never ask for anything from a subordinate until the last minute.  Be sure to make most of your requests are at the end of the day, or, even better, last thing on a Friday.  Be sure to use the word “subordinate” a few times during the conversation, […]

La Vacation de Jerry: Ending

…eyes and tired skin hanging from his arms.  Even as he napped, his breathing was strained. May found ten bags of groceries on the counter.  Oysters.  Cheese.  Salmon.  Fruit Loops.  Chocolate bars.  Dip.  Sour cream.  Whipping cream.  There were other things too, but none of them came together to make even one meal that she […]

La Vacation de Jerry: A Short Story about SEX and BOMBS

(All right folks, this will be stream of consciousness writing with no definable endpoint.  No idea where this is going.  First installment went to 990 words before I ran out of time.  Next installment will be 990 words too.  So will the others, however many there may be of them, until I am done with […]

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