The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Thursday, January 10, 2002

A sick puppy

I got email from an ex-cow-orker today, JM. She still works at The Company for the same boss I did when I worked there. I didn't mention it here, but I was fired for basically taking time off (three weeks) for a pretty bad case of bronchitus. My ex-boss, upon my return said: “I had pnemonia for six weeks and I didn't take any time off!” I though he was an idiot then, but what JM told me, he's even more of an idiot that I thought. Or certifiable.

It seems that a few weeks ago, my ex-boss had a cardiac cath operation to remove five (5!) blockages from his heart and there he was, back to work two days later.


And I'm not even British!>

I'm just wondering if you have to be at Death's door to get sick time. That is just … words are failing me.

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