A fellow associate once informed me that it was my turn to take out the trash. I turned to him and asked, “Are you telling or asking me?”He looked at me, furrowed his brow, and said, “I’m telling?”“That’s too bad,” I told him. “If you were asking, you would have gotten a better reaction.”
“Mom said she wanted a clean house for one weekend. Needless to say, I've already booked a hotel room for the following Mother's Day.”—Roxanne
Have you ever come across a foreign quote or proverb and wondered what it meant but didn’t have the time to figure it out? Well, I’ve taken out the guess work, and translated, so to speak, a few of my favorite Japanese proverbs. The meanings are by no means perfect, so feel free to disagree.... Continue Reading →
Derrière By: Roxanne Amid the dish shelves, a husband felt a stare.A man in yellow shoes watched his wife in glassware.With a puff of his cheeks, he tapped the man’s chest squareAnd growled out his inquiry without care.The man blinked then ran finger’s through his hairHis eyes narrowed the husband did swearAs he shook his... Continue Reading →
Smile By: Roxanne A smile is timeless, regardless how gaudyOne may seem, broken or shoddy.Life treasures those who beam brightestWithout reservation or teeth in the slightest.
As a manufacturing associate, I’ve gotten use to the unique crowd that comes in and out of the factory. One co-worker—we’ll call him Will—has a very interesting sense of humor. Will’s way to end a day is to pop the buttons on his ESD jacket, stick out his chest like Christopher Reeve, and anounce he’s... Continue Reading →
“A day that passes without so much as grin is day I don’t want to live in.” — Roxanne