Tag Archives: work

The strange case of the multiplying balloons…

I was at work the other day, doing my sacred, sworn duty as a security guard, keeping the rich people who live in an exclusive community safe from any interaction with normal people who weren’t being paid to be there, … Continue reading

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A sunset and a giant ghost spider…

That is a sunset, as seen from where I spend most of my evenings, guarding a gate at an exclusive private community. When I am not busy taking calls and letting cars in, I have two giant video monitor screens … Continue reading

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Some random photos of me in my private security officer uniforms…

My younger daughter, Mollie, took these photos before I went to work this weekend. As I said in an earlier post, when I did the training to become a security guard, thus adding yet another position to the long list … Continue reading

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Origins of a real life hero…

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I am going to quit pretending I am ever going to be a famous writer, and start asking: “Do you want fries with that?”

I am, I have to say, crushed… filled with self-doubt… and also with an anger that I don’t know whether to aim at myself or in a more outward direction. You know the post I did the other day, the one where … Continue reading

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Driving Miss Crazy… the reblog… the final chapter… (or); You might be a hillbilly if… (or); This could be a long story, if I get caught up in it, so just be prepared… go use the restroom, grab a snack and a cup of coffee, and put your slippers on…

Here it is at last, the final reblog of the final chapter of my hilarious series about my days as a delivery driver… **************************************** We come at last to the end of this really rather dull part of my life, … Continue reading

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Driving Miss Crazy… the reblog… part 7… (or); If you really like to play 52 card pickup… (or); What the heck is that noise?…

Another classic tale of my days as a delivery driver for a printing company… and the kind of stuff that only seems to happen to me… and seems to happen quite often… ********************************** Have you ever looked at a map … Continue reading

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