My Resolution

“So,” Mr.  Shelburn smirked, as he swayed by my desk, already overloaded with work that accumulated during the holiday. “What is your New Years Resolution?”

I forced myself to breathe in-slowly. I was seething inside.

“Sure,” he laughed, glancing down at the mass of papers that seemed to clutter my desk already.

“Hmm,” I sighed, looking up at his arrogant grin. “You want a resolution? “ I stacked the pile of papers, crumpled them into a  wad, then merrily tossed them into the trash can.

“My promise is to realize what is REALLY important in life, and do away with the rest.”

Suddenly, everyone smiled.

4 Responses so far »

  1. 1

    Sandra Bennett said,

    …Including me … :-) Nice !!

  2. 2

    Ross Mannell said,

    YAY! Mr Shelburn deserved to have his smirk rubbed back in his face. It’s good treatment for an office bully. :)

  3. 3

    And the silent wallflower smiles with you! :)

  4. 4

    TBM said,

    Another smile


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