This job search is making me feel so old and slow. Two years and the world has moved so fast, and I’m not leading the charge. In fact, I’m the fat kid running at the back of the race, trying to keep up with the rest. I’m the kid who has to stop, bend over,… Continue reading The Hunt
I was talking with a colleague at work earlier today, and I asked her if she read fiction. She didn’t seem like the type — head on her shoulders, au courant with politics and social issues, always discussing the management consultancy world and its people. She said No, I don’t. My job is my job.… Continue reading Does fiction make you a dreamer?
I hate being bullied. I hate being taken advantage of. And yet, for the past year, Rogers Wireless has done exactly that to me. After observing my cellphone usage over the last few months, I want to downgrade to a lower plan (which actually is a new and BETTER plan than the one I currently… Continue reading Rogers Wireless Makes me Feel Powerless, or, Rogers Wireless Disgusts Me
As promised, here’s an update on what happened with that letter I sent and reproduced on this blog for my friends. I appreciated this unfettered email apology from the Chair of the TTC, Adam Giambrone, on behalf of the Toronto Transit Commission about what happened to me last month. I am reproducing this email with… Continue reading TTC Followup: the TTC apologizes
Dear Mr. Giambrone, I’m a regular and loyal TTC passenger who was just involved in a frightening incident on the Spadina streetcar line, and I am writing to question the judgement and training of your TTC drivers, as the driver’s response was utterly inadequate. An intoxicated white male carrying a German flag began to insult… Continue reading To Mr. Adam Giambrone, Chairman of the Toronto Transit Commission