Pay Forward Petrol [PODCAST]

petrol

Will tells the story of working the early morning shift at a petrol station. But one morning he’s not early enough! Did customers pump up and leave? [ Read More ]

Expressway Mascot

expressway

I think this is a mascot, found at the expressway, which warns you to drive carefully. [ Read More ]

A Rough Start

I had been a waiter for almost a year.  While studying film in college, I figured it was important to invest in my future, so I got a job at a restaurant on the South Boston waterfront. [ Read More ]

How We Learn

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I’m nearing the end of a Drivers Ed lesson with a slightly nervous teenage girl. We role our 1995 Chevy Malibu onto an empty dead-end road and I instruct the girl to stop in the street, a few feet away from the curb. My driver is about to attempt parallel parking for the first time. [ Read More ]

Ecological Idea Torpedoed by Management

Goat

I had the following exchange with the very nice office manager at our office yesterday. I had mentioned to fellow Longmeadow escapee, Howard Odentz, that I perhaps could, indeed, find a useful, ecological way to make use of of his marvelous mini-goats. [ Read More ]

The Bike Guy

bike

We’ve been living in Sun City for thirteen years and things are beginning to deteriorate. Just normal wear and tear. [ Read More ]

Money Dilemma

money

As a bank teller, I regularly encounter clients who complain about the speed with which money passes through their hands. [ Read More ]

Radio Interference [PODCAST]

radio interference

Leanna tells a story about a time she was working in radio and she was having some technical difficulties with… radio interference. [ Read More ]

Pop Fly

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Jimmy performs stand up comedy for one of the toughest crowds ever. How does he turn them around? [ Read More ]

For the Love of Comma

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When I graduated from college, my first job was an intern for a law firm. [ Read More ]