Category Archives: jobs

THE DUMP

“What you been up to, Pete?” “Not so much ‘up to’ anything. More like ‘down to’. I’ve been sleeping on a couch in the city dump.” “How did you get to this nice place?” “Got a job.” “That’s good.” “Yeah. … Continue reading

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PAYING TAXES/RECEIVING BENEFITS/AND OTHER MUSINGS

HEY YOUNG FELLOW, YOU GOING TO BE ABLE TO PAY FOR YOUR GRANDMA AND YOU? My first retirement (teacher’s) began 29 years ago; my second (social security) about 25 years ago.  I remember when I had to start paying SS … Continue reading

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WORK WORTHY

Teddy knew this was a not a real police job, but customer service was like a security job; it was really important.  People would be depending on him like they depend on police.  The Customer Service Manager, Mike, said he … Continue reading

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