Too Angry over Milk

"[He] spoke to him that milk must be turned into water."
“[He] spoke to him that milk must be turned into water.”
A couple of months ago, Hui and I were helpers for a glass installation shop. The owner (let’s call him Jeremiah Billingsworth V for anonymity) seemed to like us, and I suspect that, never having employees that would give him intellectual stimuli, he enjoyed our mild eccentricity. Continue reading Too Angry over Milk

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My Boss’ Annoyance with Me

 

The Sage, more commonly known as a plant, is the perfect man who moves when moved, who acts with inaction, according to the Zhuangzi.
The Sage, more commonly known as a plant, is the perfect man who moves when moved, who acts with inaction, according to the Zhuangzi.

In the Fall of last year, I started my office job, the position farcically titled “Executive Assistant to the Assistant Dean.” I was wondering what would comprise my duties; I was told that I’d be transcribing notes from meetings, helping others around the office, and proofreading emails for the assistant dean: doing really important stuff. Continue reading My Boss’ Annoyance with Me