Wednesday, April 25, 2007

you want stress?

Dear coworker:

I am writing to inform you, that while previously I had doubts about your professional capabilities, I no longer hold any respect for you as a professional. Someone who cannot be trusted with a dainty tray and some fruit certainly can not be trusted with forming the minds of the next generation.

Regretfully,
Mme Chelle
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After school I received this email from a coworker who had already proved herself ridiculously unreliable, prompting me to write the above reply.

I need your help. Would you be able to help me tomorrow at lunch? I bought some snacks for our multi-school department meeting and they need to be organised. I'm all alone - [two other teachers] can't help me. I'm really stressed!

Woman, if I were you I would stay away from me. After this, you have NO idea what you're getting yourself into next time you ask me how it's going...

4 comments:

bag marla said...

That's too much! I'm really hoping she's stressed about something else!

fearless said...

I'm not sure if you noticed that it was for a MULTI-SCHOOL meeting. That sounds like a lot of snacks. Hopefully you rounded up some more people to help. I mean she was ALL ALONE!

chelle said...

All those snacks she needed help with? 2 (2!) precut fruit trays, with premade yogurt dip. So, she was stressed over removing 4 lids, which now that I think about it is totally reasonable. Removing lids alone is a tough job, and maybe I shouldn't have judged her so harshly.

bag marla said...

Oh sweet lord, I didn't think it could get better, but it did!