Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Just another day at the office ... ?

Got a part-time gig in the office at a culinary company. hah! I will be working here until I start my next stage in November.

There is an empty office that I will be using. Isn't this awesome wall art? Her torso is painted.
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Anyone know who this model is? I love this photo. Beats the boring office wall art back home.
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Can you imagine if someone hung this up in the US? Lawsuit city.

Which reminds me of an incident that happened at my last company. I had a picture of Gwen Stefani on my wall. Someone complained about it to HR because of the short shorts and plunging neckline. It was placed next to a half naked photo of the Rock. (It was the fashion spread on the right side)
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hahah! Oh the memories...

Look how hard I am working
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The secretary recommended a tiny little sandwich/salad/wrap place that served smoothies. Picked up a bagel (been a LONG time - it was quite good) and a smoothie with mango/banana/yogurt ice-cream. And I got a "student" discount. Woot !
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The company is in a gorgeous building with an awesome view of the Seine. This is the view from the particular office I am working in.
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Tomorrow I go to school for a "kitchen design" class. =)

Oh, and another big HAPPY BIRTHDAY to RAF !!! I made delicious rich, dark chocolate, buttery/fudgey brownies in his honor.

3 comments:

Rafael Donnay said...

and how exactly am I supposed to eat these brownies??

oh yeah, welcome back to corporate - where you will always be welcome! ... just don't get tendonitis again.

Ysabel said...

Can you believe that this post actually made me miss office life just a little bit?? Sick. When you're freelancing and self-employed - in music no less - you do kind of miss the solidity of a steady paycheck. Le sigh.

Your temp. office looks cool, though! I can't believe someone complained to HR about your Gwen Stefani pic! Lame. That's SO "The Office"...

Joan P. said...

Raf - yah tendonitis. I almost forgot. 4 months with no use of my arms. BY TYPING. That is 10000000000x than kitchen injuries thus far.

Ysabel - yah I miss the office. Like the MONEY and FREE fancy meals. HAH! But it's all good.

As for the photo - it was next to a NAKED picture of the Rock !!! I think someone was just being spiteful. I have worse stories...