Saturday, December 13, 2008

The Office

Well, I live in a cubicle most days. And interesting things happen. Like the one time our copy room seriously smelled like it was going to spontaneously ignite. Literally, in the service request I submitted, in the field asking for the nature of the problem I wrote, "Smells Like Burning." Turns out, this was the culprit:

This used to be a regular piece of 8.5x11 piece of paper, and it used to be white. It got caught on something inside the printer, and started burning. It now serves as a trophy on my desk.

In my downtime from putting the kibosh on potential fires in the copy room, I get really busy. Like really, really busy. To where papers inexplicably build up in little to no order on my desk.

Exhibit A:

Exhibit B:

But, now, I'm less busy, thank heaven, and now my desk looks like this:

Exhibit A (Clean):

And Exhibit B (clean):

And don't think I haven't noticed that pile of filing. Yeah, that will be a load of fun.


Jenna said...

I didn't know you had such SAH-WEET photography skills. I would totally keep that paper as a souvenir if I were in the same situation.

Megan said...

Oh Jenna, you're too kind. Any good photo that comes out of my camera is totally a fluke, since I have no idea how to use my camera. I wish I did though, since that would mean far less time in Photoshop. I'm thinking of taking a night class at the U...