Only Human

As I pushed my chair back away from my desk, my boss strode out of his office and up to my cubicle wall. Quite unnecessarily, Steven rapped lightly on the top of the office divider. “Got a minute, Rhee?” His voice was casual, but the smile on his face was clearly strained, the corners of […]

Rule Number One

Sarah stood just inside the door, obviously waiting for me when I got home. “You’re late.” The words were out of her as soon as I stepped inside, her banded tail sweeping from side to side. She didn’t sound angry, but she clearly wasn’t pleased. The words stopped me in my tracks, one paw on […]

Five Years and Change

With the cooler running at full bore, my office was almost livable. The patch of desk closest to the window was hot to the touch, and Uluru shimmered in the distance outside, but I could actually sit still as long as I kept the air vents aimed directly at my chair. Even with that, though, […]