WHY CAN'T SCIENTISTS USE OXFORD COMMAS?!?!...
Lessons I should have learned by now: Part VIII...
Do not leave G-Chat up on your computer when you leave to go to lunch. Even if you have your own office. And especially when IT is coming to install a new scanner in said office. Yikes.
Amy Poehler Returns To 'Weekend Update' For... →
This letter of commitment confirms my commitment to participating in the...– This is why people should let me write their Letters of Support for them.
On today's agenda:
Webinar about NIH’s revised financial conflict of interest policy. Dinner and drinks at 5 Seasons Brewing Company. Let’s guess which one I’m more excited about.
Blame Chaucer →
Fun, nerdy, English Major Fact of the Day: Modern Valentine’s day is Chaucer’s fault. Written in the early 1380s, “The Parliament of Fowls” is the first known mention of St. Valentine’s Day being a special day for lovers. So, if you are looking for some (translated) Middle English to brighten your day, follow the link to find out which of the Royal Tercels the Formel...
Which one of you is listening to that really annoying Gavin DeGraw song on repeat?
Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours...– H. Jackson Brown Jr. (via bonnietsang)
Things I've accomplished today at work:
Filed my taxes Reorganized my office furniture Channeled my inner 15-year-old-girl re: inviting a boy to my birthday party.* G-chatted with everyone and their mom. Literally. I g-chatted with my best friend’s mom. Talked to my boss for 45 minutes about Myers-Brigs personality types. Read every tumblr Filed some things because my student assistant is sick and I was bored After the...
Things I've learned this week:
Everyone thinks that they are a hell of a lot more important than they really are, though most people choose not to verbalize it. When you do, you sound like an ass and I do not want to help you. With God as my witness, if one more person tries to tell me how important they are, I’m going to go postal. And possibly suggest a conference session about how to work with narcissistic...
Clue is the greatest movie of all time.
Mr. Green: Who would wanna kill the cook?
Miss Scarlet: Dinner wasn't that bad.
Colonel Mustard: How can you make jokes at a time like this?
Miss Scarlet: It's my defense mechanism.
Colonel Mustard: Some defense.
You don’t see the world the way I do. Because I’m a GENIUS. I have...– This was part of an actual conversation I had today.