Photo by the Washington State Dept. of Transportation, posted with the comment, “We’ve found that this is really the best way to train our plow drivers to ensure they can concentrate while maintaining a steady hand. They drop that cow and they’re done.”
No one really knows how the parties get to yes. The pieces that are sacrificed in ev’ry game of chess. We just assume that it happens, but no one else is in the Zoom where it happens.
Federal regulations protect you from that …if you pay attention.
It’s been more than two decades since Bulmash wrote one of the first super-viral online posts, the April 1997 ‘McDonald’s Job Application’.
Yep: everyone is at least somewhat insecure (except maybe the narcissists/sociopaths). Just work hard and you can pull ahead of those who don’t.
On the other hand, they’re pretty mean: my hard drive crashed, and they wouldn’t give me a copy of their backup.
And the year before that, and the year before that…. (For foreign readers, April 15 is the traditional date that income taxes are due in the U.S.)
Our local UPS driver is, in fact, Tawnya. She takes great care of us. (Yeah, one of my sidelines is Get Out of Hell Free® cards. Tawnya delivers them from the printer.)
“Well, if you didn’t want ‘that much damage’ you shouldn’t have been so careless in the first place.”