Tag Archive | dialogue

0.2 days without a workplace-related accident

During the summer before I started college, I worked as a laborer for a lawn-cutting service. There were five guys on the crew — including me — and my boss was a guy named Crew Leader Carl. He had hair down to his shoulders and always had a cigarette sticking out the side of his […]

When you die and go to Heaven, you have to take a seminar

Ray walked down the narrow, dim hall, carrying a crumpled piece of paper. “What is this, the Channel Tunnel?” he mumbled to himself. “I’ve never seen such a long hallway with no doors or turns. The last time I encountered something so rambling and tedious, I was reading the collected works of Henry James.”  He’d […]

Using social media to get more blog followers 

I wanted to get more followers on my blog, so I called my old friend, Sally the Social Media Guru. “I want to get more followers on my blog,” I told her. “Oh, good,” she said. “That’s my speciality. Are you looking for active reader engagement?” “I just want a bunch of followers,” I said. […]