….that grows in everyone’s garden”
“Hey, Emmy. Sorry to call you, but I couldn’t get ahold of our boss. I’m just calling to say I’ll probably be late today. The stomach bug I was fighting at work all day yesterday finally caught up with me at home last night – and I’m still not feeling great. But I’ll make it into the office later.”
Are you fucking kidding me?!?!?!
Stomach viruses are highly contagious – and he was at work?!?! A stomach bug at the start of the year made its way through my group and three others on our floor in the span of 2 weeks. He was here for it – how the hell did he miss it – or at least miss putting two-and-two together?!?
After I told him that he was staying home today – no, you are not going to try to make it into the office. Yes, I know you are trying to help out – but you need to help by staying the fuck home.
People are idiots already today – even those who are in the office. But then again – I start my days on Thursday with going to the meeting where getting a verbal lashing by the CIO is inevitable. He’s equal opportunity that way – you show up, you get one.
And it went as expected – as much fun too.
Yeah, banging my head on the desk is inevitable these days.
I guess, I’ll just have to try to earn this: