A Kid Teaching Kids

kids

My mother worked at a day care teaching and taking care of 2 and 3 year olds and I had nothing to do so I joined her. I thought this would be a piece of cake but boy, was I wrong. [ Read More ]

Is Your Air Conditioner Dripping?

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This is the problematic air conditioner where I work. It drips so THIS is my brilliant solution. No more puddles! [ Read More ]

The Band-Aid

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I’m stationed halfway down the side of the gymnasium, back to the wall, a coworker standing silently next to me. As a new teacher, this is the first time that I’ve chaperoned a dance, and I’m sort of curious about being on the other side of things. [ Read More ]

Perfect Fit

perfect fit

The toilet for faculty members at school has a spoon for a lock. It’s a perfect fit so it works! [ Read More ]

Blue Bird Landing

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Post-college graduation was a strange time… [ Read More ]

Yoda Storage Guard

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The school’s storage section where we stock up our chalks and other teaching supplies has Yoda to guard it from trespassers. [ Read More ]

Overtime Without Pay? [PODCAST]

overtime

Andy tells the story of losing a set of keys after clocking out at his old after-school job. Did they get the keys back? Did they get overtime? [ Read More ]

Lips On The Door [PODCAST]

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Diane tells the story of an unfortunate day at work involving some lip stick, a very heavy door, and luckily, some laughs. [ Read More ]

Office Birthday Prank

birthday

On my birthday, my co-workers gave me an unforgettable gift. They literally wrapped my entire work station in birthday wrapping paper. It was quite the prank! [ Read More ]

Making it ‘Technically Sound’

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In the clinical laboratory department at a hospital I used to work, we faculty members stored volatile organic chemicals in a small, old refrigerator. Several times we asked for a new model, only to have the finance office reject our request. [ Read More ]

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