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December 01, 2003

Bad News and ... Bad News


The management at work is cracking down on company internet usage. Which is well within reason. However, I've been told by one person that I can no longer use my alloted internet time to update this site. Something about how "secureserver" is in the URL for the Movable Type interface that I use to perform automated updates to this site.


In the email that was sent to employees, there was not a specific reference to "updating online journals" being something that was specifically forbidden. But, it also wasn't one of the things expressly allowed.

What does this mean for us? It means we might be seeing a lot less of each other in the very near future.

Yeah, I'm a little bit ... bothered. You'd think I had gone to a restaurant down the street for lunch, gotten rip-roaringly drunk, told my supervisor when they called that I was too drunk to come back at the moment, and then never bothered coming back to work at all.

But yeah, updating a journal? Much worse.

What I need is a BlackBerry, or some other wireless internet device that will let me update my site without using any of the company's hardware.

In other news, I am apparently deathly allergic to duck down. I bought a new comforter tonight – a Primaloft Sateen Comforter – and it is truly wonderful. I have a feeling it will be worth every penny I paid for it.

I also found another tart burner at Bed Bath & Beyond for the low, low price of $5. Yay!

But I digress. So I get home after work, and after grocery shopping, and I go into my bedroom to take the flannel duvet cover off my current down comforter, heretofore known as the Down Comforter of Impending, Suffocating Death. I get it off, and within three minutes my lungs are squinching up and I'm wheezing.

That's the really bad type of allergy for me. The allergies that make me sneeze and have nasal issues are annoying, but not of too much concern. The ones that go to my lungs? Very, very bad. I've been puffing away on my inhaler since then.

And to add insult to injury – the grocery store didn't have leeks! Damn you, Publix! Damn you to hell!!!

Posted by Julie on December 1, 2003 08:07 PM to the category Work

*cries big big tears*

Posted by: Teem at December 1, 2003 08:38 PM

Hmm. You could email me your entries and I could post them for you :)

Posted by: rappy at December 1, 2003 08:50 PM

Nooooooo! Management bastards!

Posted by: lifeonhold at December 2, 2003 12:24 PM

Hopefully reading job postings is still okay;)

Posted by: grace at December 2, 2003 01:15 PM

Posted by: Mary-me at April 20, 2009 06:10 PM
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