December 4, 2003

By Michael Strickland

Another Day at the Office

Though I don't wear a tie to work every day, I do put on a suit before my workday begins. The pressure of business plans and budgets doesn't weigh on me heavily, but the weight of my belt drags me down. I don't deal with the hot air of sales calls, but hot air bubbles out of my own mouth. Paperwork doesn't threaten to drown me, though I strive to avoid drowning every day. I don't take calls from demanding clients, but my clients would probably demand a lot if they were human.

Just another day at the office.

Board meeting

My assistant shadows me


©2003 Michael Strickland ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

What is "The Daily Strick"?

I have long called myself a writer, but too often I don't do what a writer must do daily: write. So you, dear reader, are the beneficiary of my resolution to make a positive change in at least one area of my life. Every single day of this new year (almost), I will write something, anything, and post it here. It is my intention to use this daily exercise to jump-start my too-long-dormant creative energies, and perhaps generate some worthwhile material this year. Hopefully you will find at least an occasional amusement or insight in my daily musings.

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December Columns:

12/31: Happy New Year
12/29: Return of the Oscar King
12/28: The Year in Travel
12/26: Trial by Piranha
12/25: Merry Christmas
12/22: Red Squares
12/21: Havasu Falls
12/20: Last Will & Testament
12/19: Bah Humbug
12/16: Newsworthy
12/15: The "Strick" Dialogues
12/14: Animal-Animal
12/12: Old Memories
12/7: Letters to the Editor
12/5: Greed Strike
12/4: Another Day at the Office
12/3: The "Back" in Quarterback
12/1: Sixty-Four
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