what was that? is that all there is? who is this? this is it.

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life is but a dream

May 4, 2021

I had a dream where a rookie was trying to sell a bike on craigslist and the only reason it got a small sliver of my attention was he claimed it was 57cm. I took a closer look at what appeared to be about a 48cm frame…


And so I wake in the morning

And I step outside

And I take a deep breath and I get real high

And I scream from the top of my lungs

"What's going on?"


What the fuck rookie? I said the only thing approaching 57cm on that cute little frame is the downtube. And he said it’s not my problem and I should worry about my own problems then he proceeded to insult me about my advanced age and other random things that I couldn’t really hear as he whined and mumbled beneath his facemask. 


what does any of that have to do with a fun loving cheap beer drinking photo of Foster & Sundt circa 2006? 

the same as anything has to do with anything.



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p asser said...

ask me about the permanent rookie photo and the 17 reasons why the Foster & Sundt shot is better. ask me if it's raining. ask me about the monumental disparity between what he schmoozed to supervisors and what he actually did on the ground in workaday world. ask me how this dream boiled it all down to its secret sauce.

Posted May 4, 2021 03:02 PM | Reply to this comment

jimmy john said...

are you still talking

Posted May 4, 2021 07:55 PM | Reply to this comment

Alistair. said...

I am picking up what you re putting down. I have never understood the world of office politics, and how some people advance and get promotions, when other seemingly harder working more reliable people, get nothing. Same as it ever was. How did I get here?

Posted May 5, 2021 04:54 PM | Reply to this comment

pilder asser said...

please refer to the memo regarding the new cover sheet on the TPS reports.

Posted May 5, 2021 05:28 PM | Reply to this comment

pilder asser said...

When you finish today’s TPS reports please take a look back at your experience in the messenger world, specifically the “promotion” from bike messenger to dispatcher. In my mind it’s not a promotion at all. The bottom line is there’s more money. But all the horseshit that goes with that job is not a promotion. Sitting in a cube all day getting barked at from assholes on both sides. No thank you. Extrapolating to 2021. Same shit different year. Same shit different move “upstairs”.

Posted May 6, 2021 05:32 AM | Reply to this comment

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