People have to leave their cell phones in a set of lockers by our office door, and it’s not unusual to hear a cacophony of alarms and ringtones go off throughout the day.
The other morning, however, as I walked in, all I heard was the smooth, soulful crooning of Boyz II Men as “Hey Lover” played from one of the phones. A lot of the people who come to our building are, um, older and higher-ranking, and it made me snicker to think one of ’em have this song as a ring-tone.
We done already done had ourses! American taxes signed and filed. He’s already thinking of the amendments we will need in the future, while I mentally prep for the burning dumpster fires waiting for me at my office.
We all had a GREAT time at the Fasnet parade in Tübingen today! This is the annual celebration before Lent, a time to be wild and foolish. There are lots of trolls, witches, and gremlins involved. Continue reading →
I am covered in paint, completely gross and exhausted after wrestling with furniture, spiders, and radiators today, and my daughter sincerely asked just now if there were covered wagons instead of cars when I was born.
Coworker 1: “Julie, um, you have glitter all over your face.”
Me: “Oh, I do? Yeah, I was decorating a Christmas tree for the general’s holiday video production today, using a 35-year-old wilted fake tree and massive glitter balls that were probably a few years older.”
Coworker 2: “Oh, that makes sense. I just thought maybe it was a new moisturizer.”