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Throwback Thursday: A Holy Headache

Okay, we’re gonna take a quick break from all this happily-ever-after talk for some good old fashioned snark.  By which of course I’m referring to my days as a Sales Associate at The Shop.  Enjoy.  (And afterwards, you can snigger to yourself about the fact that I now own a house in South Philly and…

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The Great Easter Decor Dilemma

My block is really into decorating. Like really. I’ll all for a nice color-coordinated interior design scheme (last week, for example, I managed to find a chair cover that was an exact match to the couch cover I bought six months ago and I spent the rest of the evening congratulating myself) but I don’t…

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Throwback Thursday: An Almost Good Day at The Shop

The following little relic comes from 2010, aka The Dark Ages when I still working at The Shop. I figured it was a good choice for today’s Throwback Thursday post because I was so damn miserable (and I am currently so damn HAPPY that I’m afraid I might put you all off with my constant…

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Running the Gauntlet

I came across my old name tag from my days at The Shop while I was emptying one of my desk drawers the other day. My first thought was to throw the damn thing out but I decided to keep it. Why? To remind myself that no matter how bad things might get, they will…

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Throwback Thursday: Happily Never After

Here is the sad, sad conclusion to last week’s post about Corporate’s visit to The Shop.  I am going to go put the finishing touches on tonight’s lecture notes now.  Thank God. At exactly 11:13am on Thursday morning, The Shop’s corporate cavalcade rolled into the parking lot.  “The mother ship has landed!” I hissed into…