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"Tales of a Scorched Coffee Pot" - B13

4 Oct 2023 7 minute read 0 comments jasonmcgathey

Tentacled creature that also meows — and a decent facsimile of certain persons in the building   Everyone expects that the Liberty Avenue store will be the next to close. It’s staggered along on life support for years, so much so that for the...

"Tales of a Scorched Coffee Pot" - F11

1 Oct 2023 13 minute read 0 comments jasonmcgathey

Someone clearly skipped their morning coffee before faxing this   A month or so into her term, after Pierre has long since decamped for Liberty, Melissa emails Edgar out of the blue, to ask if she can possibly spend some time training with him....

"Tales of a Scorched Coffee Pot" - E11

30 Sep 2023 10 minute read 0 comments jasonmcgathey

Brand #1 of 4 in the patchwork puzzle of scale databases   In the wake of this Pierre fiasco, Corey is attempting to redirect his story. Now he’s stating it wasn’t that he ever thought Edgar was a slacker or a joke or anything like that, but r...

"Tales of a Scorched Coffee Pot" - D11

29 Sep 2023 7 minute read 0 comments jasonmcgathey

A magical program, but not THAT magical.   Their de facto leader who becomes the actual leader, with the latest devastating news. Upon reflection, so much more is making sense now. One morning everyone arrives to Karen Hatley’s mass email in t...

"Tales of a Scorched Coffee Pot" - C11

27 Sep 2023 21 minute read 0 comments jasonmcgathey

  Dale might be impressed that Pierre remains at his desk all day, yet it soon becomes clear why this is the case. It’s true that he basically has no choice, yes. But it’s also true — and quite troubling — to learn that he has all but abandone...

"Tales of a Scorched Coffee Pot" - B11

26 Sep 2023 18 minute read 0 comments jasonmcgathey

Office life: a surprising amount of mayhem for such staid looking buildings   One cool aspect about his taking the AP position is that it makes him realize the potential benefits in bouncing people around in various roles. Not just for a perso...

"Tales of a Scorched Coffee Pot" - A11

25 Sep 2023 13 minute read 0 comments jasonmcgathey

approximate view of computer screen with no glasses or contacts   “Well,” Corey sniffles, with a dismissive upward head tilt, “you’re probably our best option at this point.” The thing about a dismissive attitude, though, is that it doesn’t ac...

"Tales of a Scorched Coffee Pot" - B10

24 Sep 2023 23 minute read 0 comments jasonmcgathey

among the first health & beauty sections cataloged   One positive ramification from this dustup, though, is that even Vince Brancatto wordlessly, miraculously, begins emailing him every needed addition. He no longer attempts flying by with his...

"Tales of a Scorched Coffee Pot" - A10

23 Sep 2023 9 minute read 0 comments jasonmcgathey

one way street of a grocery aisle   Among the first of many head-scratchers about this meeting is that by virtue of being here, this means that the five of them are not at Arcadia right now. They are seated in the semi-dark, as nobody has both...

"Tales of a Scorched Coffee Pot" - L9

22 Sep 2023 23 minute read 0 comments jasonmcgathey

An empty storefront ripe for some sort of quality business   Corey has always projected this weird dichotomy whereby, long before appointed to such, he tended to act like someone on the inside circle of every discussion, wielding untold power…...