Sunday, December 24, 2017

I Work For My Damn Self: The “Office” Christmas Party


By ianthia

I'm calling this the "I Work for my Damn Self Luncheon," and it just might be an annual shindig!  On Tuesday, just six days before Christmas, I was so damn annoyed and depressed! Although I've been a freelancer for three years now, it never hit me until this year that giving up the Christmas luncheon, office Secret Santa and end of year staff parties to “work for myself” would be this hard!

For the first time since I quit my job, I missed my coworkers and the amazing fun we had during the holidays; taking illegally long lunch breaks to go shopping for gifts, extending press conference hours as we made final preps for the family dinner and just vibing in the hallway with spiked eggnog that we passed off as coffee in our mugs!  Read more >>