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“On the Job” #75

January 11, 2012


After a year of redundancy at my parents’ house on Long Island, it’s now time for a job – in Manhattan!  I show up to train for my new waitressing job in a man’s white shirt and red tie.  I’ve never worn anything like this before, and frankly, I’d rather be dressing for Hooters.  I […]

“Plunder the Smorgasbunder” #59

July 8, 2011


When I walk into the kitchen, my mother is anxious, nervous, smiling, energetic.  The mail has just come and she is holding an envelope.  She wants me to sit down; she has something to tell me.  I’m paranoid that she’s found my blog, as she’s been snooping around my room lately, and I’m starting to […]

“A Bad Piece of Fish” #39

March 22, 2011


My father decided he wanted to use his coupons for a Japanese/Chinese fusion buffet in Lake Grove.  I expressed my concern over a place that would only charge five dollars for lunch, doubting it could be any good.  My mother said I should stop complaining and open my eyes to specials and spending less.  So, […]