Cuteness Alert: On the subway home from work today there was a 4-year-old-ish girl who used “inadvertently” correctly in a sentence, which made me smile uncontrollably. Then, as we left the station she held the door for like 15-people until her father said she didn’t have to hold it for everyone, just the next person after her. I’m not usually an “awww, cute kids” type of girl, in fact, I’m not 100% sure that procreation is in my future, but if I do have kids one day, I want them to be just like her. I’m a sucker for an impressive vocabulary.
Okay, I just had to share that, it MADE my day.
While I have acknowledged that it will take me a few months to kiss my day job goodbye (being responsible is such a drag) the whole place has become much more bearable now that I know that it’s not a permanent part of my life.
Today, as it was told to us that we were going to be more micro-managed than we already are (and believe me if they could send someone to accompany us to the ladies room and wipe for us without getting sued, they would), I just laughed. My poor co-worker on the other hand almost started crying.
I told her we could quit together, but alack, she likes the security of having a steady income. From this moment on I have to keep a log of my work, every minute of everyday. Who knew there were billable hours at non-profits? A sure sign a company is going down the tubes is when they start looking for people that aren’t working every second of every day. Who doesn’t take a little Facebook break once in awhile?
Is it wrong that I secretly hope that I get laid off? Ahhh, unemployment checks, those were the days.
I remember back in the day (this summer) while I was on unemployment the state made me go to an employment counselor who told me I should be a Kindergarten teacher. I tried to explain that I’m not really a kid person to no avail. Week after week this guy would try and convince me a career in early childhood education was my mission in life..until he looked at my blogs. Then, very surprisingly, he told me that I need to keep doing what I’m doing and find a way to make it work.
A very smart man that unemployment counselor (minus the Kindergarten teacher thing), I should have listened to him from the get-go.
My stomach wasn’t awesome today, but it was a lot better than yesterday. I was going to go to the gym, but I figured I’d wait till tomorrow to test my luck.
Brown rice California roll
Left over kale and white bean soup