Friday, December 12, 2008

Copiers & Cocktail Dresses

"The number one sign you have nothing to do at work: The 4th Division of Paperclips has overrun the Pushpin Infantry and General White-Out has called for a new skirmish." ~ Fred Barling, 'Humorscope'

This morning I spent half an hour wrestling with the copy machine / printer / monster at work. Surprisingly, I actually found the paper jam and removed the infestation, only to have the darn thing flash "warming up" for an hour. In fact, I think it still says "warming up". Bastard.

Fridays are pretty dead around here. I have a meeting in two hours, so until then I'm pigging out on Baked Doritos and Diet Pepsi. By the scornful looks in my direction, I think the guy in the cube across from me is tired of hearing me crunch. You'd also think by now that I would have learned to not wipe my hands on my pants ... Doritos and tan slacks weren't exactly made for each other.

I'm going wedding dress shopping with Minxy after work, so we're wasting time IMing links of beautiful dresses to each other. Which reminds me, at some point I also need to buy a cocktail dress for a Christmas party tomorrow night. Not even sure where to start with that one -- my pasty legs have been quite comfortable hiding away for the winter. Would jeans be too taboo? More than likely. But if everyone's drunk, will anyone even care?

4 comments:

LyndsAU said...

It's winter, our legs are supposed to be pasty :) Get you a pretty dress and get all dolled up for the party :) I am awful about wiping my hands on my shoulder. My husband thinks its hilarious-such a bad habit!

Mojito Maven said...

i am totally cracking up about your dorito situation...don't worry people look at me weird ALL THE TIME at work :)

NewlywedCentral said...

I HATE COPIERS! I think they have a conspiracy against the human race --

I hate having to wear dresses in the winter... I always find a way to wear boots :)

Izzy said...

Okay, so I got a dress -- perhaps I'll post a photo this afternoon ...