The Idiot & The Holiday

12 Nov

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A true story:

(Phone buzzes, and I pick it up.)

Boss Text: So, you’re not here.  Are you taking today off?

My text: Yes.  Everyone is.

Boss Text: Why?

My Text: B/c it’s Vet’s Day.

Boss Text: No isn’t.

My Text: Yes. Is.

Boss Text: That was yesterday.

My Text: Observe on following Mon = Today.

Boss Text: We who? The Co.?

My Text: The Nation.

Boss Text: But not Co.

My Text: Yes.  Us too.  Look on sched.  Been posted over three weeks. And in email. And reminders on Fri for Mon alerts. See where it says “Holiday” in everyone’s boxes?

Boss Text: Thought meant day off for non-staff.

My Text: That’s not even a thing we do. “Holiday” is self explanatory.

Boss Text:  I didn’t know.

My Text: Am not coming in.

Boss Text: You can take day off.

My Text: I know. It’s a Holiday.

Boss Text: Well, am not gonna argue it.  Just want know where everyone was.  I guess see you tomorrow.

(No response.)

Boss Text: You will be in, right?

***

… Just your average Monday of shit I have to deal with, even on a Monday when I’m not supposed to have to deal with it.

So thank you again, Boss…for continuing to provide constant idiocy in all you do.

In Other News: A little nesting and clean.  Spanish rice-making, friend IM-ing and script reviewing.  Walk to the market for incidentals, some coffee, some laundry sorting, some Ma hanging. A good day.  As days go. 

…Back to the mindless drivel tomorrow. 

~D

6 Responses to “The Idiot & The Holiday”

  1. prewitt1970 November 12, 2012 at 8:35 pm #

    So funny!!

  2. Cate's Kitchen Adventures November 13, 2012 at 10:26 pm #

    Am literally in hysterics!

  3. She Writes A Little November 13, 2012 at 11:30 pm #

    Oh sure, you guys…then make *fun* of me. Nice.
    …;)

  4. Ralph November 25, 2012 at 1:19 pm #

    And?? Did you go in ?? Great fun to read and it’s nice to have a boss who has his finger on the button 😉 Ralph

  5. She Writes A Little November 26, 2012 at 2:52 pm #

    I sure didn’t go in! “Holiday” means “holiday!” 😉

  6. Ralph November 26, 2012 at 4:17 pm #

    Great. Then a belated Happy Holiday 😀

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