Sawing into the baby in this king cake made me feel kind of like Solomon Gone Mad. Since the baby isn’t actually contained in my slice, but has remained embedded in the adjacent cakery, does it even count? Am I nonetheless subject to the obligations of “getting the baby”? Does my twisted ankle curry no […]Read More → Baby Dilemma
We’re having a holiday open house at the office today, and we all brought cookies and other sweets. I thought it would be fun and unique to bring brandy balls. So I made them last night and brought them in this morning, and placed them on the table with a sign. But Boss Lady’s husband […]Read More → Overballed
I found a tiny gecko today on the fifth floor near the freight elevator. At least I think it’s a gecko. I almost stepped on him. Bending down I discovered he was incredibly cute, so I scooped him up in my empty coffee mug and took him back to my office. I thought he would […]Read More → Have You Seen Me?
Olivia brought this thing into the office last week. Press the button and it comes to life and recites a variety of different spooky-humorous messages. Update: I assumed this item would be put in storage once Hallowe’en had passed. But Olivia tells me that “since our boss is a psychologist” she plans to leave it […]Read More → Dating the Severed Head