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Starbuck's Day

From my alarm's first beckoning until that first Venti Columbian at Starbuck's, I knew the day could be filled with stress. There was an endless Leadership Staff meeting where Hanrahan imposed his histrionic will on all the less gifted there. Basically, everyone. Hanrahan saw to it that leadership staff only addressed 4 of the 13 items on the agenda. Perhaps because the final 5 items on that agenda had to do with improprieties in Hanrahan's work group! I survived the morning to woof down a deli sandwich and another Venti Columbian Starbuck's. (Two bad accidents at intersections on the way to the deli.) They skimped on the spicy mayo! I ate it anyway, hearing echoes of Hanrahan advising everyone to watch the Democratic debate. "We need Hillary or Bernie, people!" And me, a registered Republican. I'd rather visit those two in a federal lockup than hurl watching them lie on CNN. "About votes and legalizing 'hippy lettuce' I surmised. Returning to work I was summoned to the HR office. "Could you and Brandt help with Vista Team for a while?" Hanrahan was being terminated as we spoke. "Be glad to help with Vista Team, folks. I might even watch the Democratic debate tonight!" Hanrahan will have plenty of time to. If I had been a Liberal about them I could have begged, "My kingdom for a Xanax." But, I am saved. Brandt is heading to the deli for a late lunch. I give him a sawbuck, tell him to have a sandwich, and P_L_E_A_S_E, bring a Venti Columbian Starbuck's, dark and rich. Just another day in the trenches.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016




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Date: 3/26/2016 12:49:00 AM
this is a deep write, Brian...LINDA
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Brian Baumgarn
Date: 6/30/2016 4:40:00 AM
I am sorry I didn't respond before, Linda. Thanks for reading and commenting. it is actually one man's personality from about three different view points, yes. Thanks again, Brian
Date: 2/1/2016 11:53:00 PM
I am a firm believer in 'what goes around, comes around', Brian. Glad to see Hanrahan got gis. Great write, much enjoyed. Regards, Viv
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Date: 2/6/2016 11:32:00 AM
Thanks, Viv, and I wrote this to remind me not to be like Hanrahan, LOL. Thanks for reading and commenting, friend!!
Date: 1/28/2016 3:19:00 PM
I think I know Hanrahan...lol. This is great! BG
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Date: 2/6/2016 11:34:00 AM
We all know Hanrahan, Barbara, and the point for me writing this was to tell myself not to be like that, LOL. Thanks for reading and commenting. Be Blessed