Lemony Snicket (The Grim Grotto)
Though vinaigrette is tasty.
Is anyone else’s dashboard claiming that there are 10 or 26 new posts, and when you refresh, there’s only one?
Client: “I don’t mean to sound racist, but…”
Me: “But what?”
Client: “But the site is too black.”
Me: “Like, literally too black?”
Client: “Yes. The background is too black.”
Me: “That’s not racist. That has nothing to do with race.”
Client: “Phew. I can never tell with you black people, what’s offensive and what’s not.”
Me: “I’m actually Lebanese. And, yeah, that one might be a bit racist.”
She looks very much like my great-grandmother…
Wait, how many sideblogs can I create on one account. That’s madness.
On a side note, I remember asking my parents why no one would hire me (Wen we ere in Virginia - because there’s a Black side (Hampton) and a White side (Yorktown), even though there was more - but not much- diversity in Hampton, and Langley just happened to be on the edge of both.) and they looked at my resume and said “Three years of office volunteer work and trade school before you’re 18 - You’re too overqualified to work at Taco Bell.” As well as this other job in Yorktown as a Network admin’s assistant that I think they just put up USA Jobs because it looks like no one ever got hired for it.
We have quite a few computer repair stores around here - do you think I should offer to volunteer at one?
Some say in ice.
From what I’ve tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
I think I know enough of hate
To say that for destruction ice
Is also great
And would suffice.” —Fire and Ice by Robert Frost