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I'm trying to order theater tickets for my parents for Christmas. They need handicapped accessible tickets. The way Ticketmaster has us do it is the most ridiculous process possible. I have to use an online form to request tickets for... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2013 at The Peevery
Passive-Aggressive coworker is the project manager over our area of our ERP. Among other things she's responsible for our User Acceptance Testing. To me being responsible for a project means that you don't get to go to a work party... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2013 at The Peevery
Two weeks ago I asked IT for something I needed for a training on Tuesday and Wednesday of this coming week. I hadn't heard from them on it and Friday my boss asked them about my request. Their answer -... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2013 at The Peevery
According to the RunDisney webpage, there is a special deal on hotels for those participating in the 1/2 marathon. I called and booked our room. My friend thoguht she could get it cheaper since she is an annual pass holder.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2013 at The Peevery
Monday nights at my gym I take Aqua Zumba. I've been attending for about 7 weeks. Every couple weeks we get a bunch of newbies and as a result she really dumbs down the exercises. If this continues I may... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2013 at The Peevery
I was given a 2 hour window in which the cable guy would come to fix the cable. It is now 12 minutes past the two hour window and no cable guy. I've called. He's "on route." What's the purpose... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2013 at The Peevery
I'm so glad I spent $1 PER ORANGE for oranges that are dry, mealy, and inedible. Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2013 at The Peevery
Over the weekend I got a manicure but no polish only buffing. Since then I have broken the skin while scratching myself six times. Apparently buffing causes fingernails to become razor sharp. Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2013 at The Peevery
There are few business terms I find more offensive than Human Capital. Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2013 at The Peevery
Passive Aggressive coworker just came in and told me she dumped all of the employee rate sheets I had printed and copied because they only had the rates for full time employees and not the two other levels for part-timers.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2013 at The Peevery
I have been scheduling and rescheduling the same meeting for two weeks. We get to a day before the meeting and it has to be cancelled due to other more pressing issues. I go to reschedule and I have to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2013 at The Peevery
I thought it was just a quirk of my parents, but now that I work with retirees for work I've discovered this is a wide-spread old person thing. Several of the retirees I've tried to call, with an important thing... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2012 at The Peevery
Why is it that all the vendors I want to buy gift cards for my parents from don't offer gift cards? Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2012 at The Peevery
Related to my other post... Why is it physicially impossible for meetings to start on time? If the call starts at 3:00 pm, at 2:59 me and the call sponsor should not be the only two on a call of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2012 at The Peevery
I'm sitting here listening to a conference call and getting so frustrated as they just spent 30 minutes saying "Well I didn't know this, why didn't you tell us this?" "We did on this day" "Well why is this just... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2012 at The Peevery
The three temps who are working in my office have just spent the last hour and a half going on and on about the glory of God and everything that is great about God. I don't want to complain about... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2012 at The Peevery
About 3 years ago, I opened a "One Share" account. The company that managed it was acquired by ING and changed to Sharebuilder. Apparently I missed the ING/Capital One merger announcement, but apparently I did. Now I want to close... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2012 at The Peevery
At the gym I go to for swimming there's a guy I've nicknamed The Slapper. Rather than a nice graceful crawl stroke, he has this odd pause at the top of his stroke and then splashes the water as much... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2012 at The Peevery
I feel fairly certain the Jack in the Box Philly relatives and Dish's Boston Hopper users attended the same Fake Accent University Ross Gellar attended. (Timely reference right?) Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2012 at The Peevery
The radio plays a commercial for Taco Bell with Lorena Garcia going on about her new burrito bowl that uses fresh ingredients and how excited she is working with Taco Bell on this project. Literally the next commercial is always... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2012 at The Peevery
I have caught a cold-ish. I'm not feeling sick enough to stay home from work or anything, but at the same time I'm burning up and rather exhausted. It's just enough to annoy the hell out of me but not... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2012 at The Peevery
Dear Rental Car, I am well aware my seat belt is not on. I'm driving through a parking lot, not over 10 mph. I do not need you to bing every four seconds to let me know. If I want... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2012 at The Peevery
To get to my office, you have to walk through another office. That office used to have the very quiet scanning person. Now she has moved in with me, and the other office has three new temps who will be... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2012 at The Peevery
On September 5 I came home to a sign on my door that indicated that I needed to clear off the balcony because they were going to power wash, repair and paint. I have cleared off all 18 plants of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2012 at The Peevery
On my Yahoo movie listing for my closest theater, there are 36 movies listed. Of those 36, only 15 of them are actually playing this weekend. The remaining 21 are scheduled to open later in September or October. It is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2012 at The Peevery