Twenty years ago, I watched a cop - who was also the brother of a guy I worked with - falsely arrest/set up another guy we worked with just to teach him a lesson. The co-conspirator in all this thought I bailed the guy out because I liked him so much. The truth was that I was ashamed to have witnessed it, and felt… » 10/24/14 2:13pm Yesterday 2:13pm

YES. It hit me in the feels because she is known to be, and expresses herself in her post as, very sweet and welcoming and not at all hostile or instigating or anything that anyone could justify as deserving of that kid of backlash nasty behavior. Of course, it was still fucked up when they did it to people they… » 10/23/14 4:35pm Thursday 4:35pm

This weekend I have a new dryer coming in. Which means that my regularly scheduled Friday evening loafing will be blemished by having to haul the old one out of the laundry closet and clearing and cleaning up the space to bring in the new one, and having to sequester the fluff monkey so she does not get squished or… » 10/23/14 3:17pm Thursday 3:17pm

Yeah, I think the main problem is the way that being on-call 24/7 is becoming more and more expected of people who haven't signed on for that mess and aren't really needed on that kind of schedule, as higher-ups get that fool notion that they should insinuate themselves on their employees' lives 24/7 just because they… » 10/23/14 1:12pm Thursday 1:12pm