Rainy Days and Fridays

Today’s Timeline

12:00 noon. No paycheck at paycheck time. That happened before, so no biggy.

3:30 p.m. Exec. Assistant/Billing Lady called the Boss to ask about the paycheck and to remind him of Oakley’s leaving at her usual time at 4:30. No answer.

4:30 p.m. Oakley left work empty handed.

5:15 p.m. Oakley was informed that paychecks would be available around 5:30 or later.

5:45 p.m. Oakley was informed that the Office Assistant had left to get the paycheck 15 minutes away. Oakley headed back to the office where the entire staff, except the Romanian, was still waiting.

6:00 p.m. We were informed that Office Assistant arrived at the Accountant’s house. No one was there. So he waited.

6:30 p.m. A Writer left. The rest remained in the office. The Office Assistant remained outside the Accountant’s house.

7:00 p.m. We were informed that the Accountant had arrived, and that he was just beginning to print out the checks. Some of the staff members gathered to watch “Sanford & Son” on DVD.

7:15 p.m. The Romanian was called back to the office to fill out other paperwork to correct the mistakes on his paycheck. The Accountant could not continue past him unless the information was corrected. The Romanian’s last name starts with a “C”.

7:30 p.m. Communication to the Boss via Exec. Assistant yielded an expense authorization for Oakley to get pizzas and get cash reimbursement on Monday.

8:00 p.m. Oakley and coworkers picked up the pizza.

8:05 p.m. Paycheck arrived. Pizza was consumed.

8:20 p.m. Office closed.

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