While I had other things in mind for my first post in '08, I have to share this with you now.
Some of you may remember that I was going to work for a friend of mine who was starting his own restaurant here in town at the end of '06. I wasn't able to make the training because even though I was going to work for him during the day, I was working at the TeeVee station at night, but that's when he decided to do his training. (This was due, in large part, to the fact that people who had worked under him at a prominent chain restaurant here in town were going to work for him part-time.) After the three weeks of training, I was only able to make three days because of his scheduling. Therefore, I decided not to work for him. (As an ex-manger of mine, he also brought another ex-co-manger along with him. She and I butted heads before and was the reason I quit at the first restaurant. Suffice it to say she played a role in this one as well.)
Because I had only worked for him something like three hours on three different days, I didn't feel like harassing him for a stipend check. I figured if it was that important he would mail me the check as previous business had. Such was not the case, so I figured the ex-co-manager decided not to pay me. I was cool with that too.
But I did
get a W2 from them in the mail last night. So I called them up and said, "Hey, I just got a W2 from you, but I never got the money that you said you paid me, so can you check you records?" Apparently, they cut me checks but it was their policy not to mail them. Since I never came to pick them up (the check would be a year old at this point) and
considering the fact that they were going to have to write me a new check anyway, when the check is cashed I'll have enough money to pay cash for that shiny new iPod Classic that I've been coveting for the past while.
I will not be purchasing the 160GB version as that would mean that ehowton
and I would not have matching iPods
. Not matching is not cool. Besides, I don't have 160 GB of Judas Priest
to give him.