November 9th, 2009


Things you probably don't expect to put in work-related e-mails

"I'm moderately afraid of small babies, and tend to believe that waking them up when they want to be asleep is pretty much the single worst thing one can do to a parent, short of, you know, actual malice and illegality."

(I just wrote this to one co-worker, after asking a general question of, "How can I best get in touch with [other co-worker who is on maternity leave], because I'm afraid to call her.")