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excuse :: steve

It is a well known scientific fact that the sun is opposed to work of any kind being done in its presence, and that’s why I haven’t finished the marketing report yet, sir.

    TAGS:  procrastination, sunshine, excuses, marketing reports

I expect more of the unfinished letter to appear today, since a good part of last night was spent lying in bed writing half-asleep, half-awake lines in my head.  Get…

    TAGS:  excuses

the bottom line :: steve

“If you can stop telling us for one second about being hit by a bus on your way to work this morning,” said Henry’s boss, “perhaps you’d like to explain why you’re late for this meeting?”

    TAGS:  Henry, bosses, excuses, excuses for missing work

Pensive :: Snow

“Why yes,” she agreed thoughtfully, and after some consideration, “I believe a really good, high quality excuse should count for something.”

    TAGS:  excuses, careful consideration, pensive

My wife is getting pregnant this morning and I need to be there.

    TAGS:  excuses, excuses for missing work

I got stopped at an apple maggot quarantine road block (Washington state workers will know what I am talking about).

    TAGS:  excuses, excuses for missing work

Ennui…just make sure you look this shit up before you call in.

    TAGS:  excuses, excuses for missing work

Cardiovascular Thrombosis

    TAGS:  excuses, excuses for missing work

excuses for missing work #5 :: littledevilworks

Calling in dead.

    TAGS:  excuses, excuses for missing work

excuses for missing work #6 :: littledevilworks

The dog ate my son’s homework, and took off a good chunk of my arm when I tried to get it back.

    TAGS:  excuses, excuses for missing work

“Because I’m lazy” is *not* an acceptable excuse.

    TAGS:  excuses, fish, lazy, houseguests, unacceptable

Calling in well :: 'mouse

If I wasn’t self-employed, I’d definitely call in sick today and go play in the summer sun.

    TAGS:  work, excuses, self-employment

Jacket Photo :: Keith

Sometimes I pretend I don’t write my first book because I know I wouldn’t be happy with my jacket photo.

    TAGS:  writing, excuses


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