Category: eBay

By Special Request: An eBay Slideshow

By Special Request: An eBay Slideshow

Friday, I was going reveal the Big Mysterious Impossible Thing that happened to me over the summer. But then I got a request from an eBay Peep that I could. not. refuse. It seems...

A Day Late…

But never short. Grandad served in World War II. Although not in this particular order: he taught Women Airforce Service Pilots to fly; he put his friend, Sid (a German Jew) in charge of...

Out of My Gourd

We’re having a pumpkin decorating contest at work this Friday. My original reaction to this announcement was, ‘Ugh. Burnt. Out. Brain. Tired. Creativity, DEAD.’ Two weeks ago, I was perfectly content with the idea...

On the Other End of the Email

Of all the things I ever read about eBay, the topic that rankles me the most is the belief that Customer Support is run by robots. That there aren’t 5,000 people there running around...

Wonder Walls

Wonder Walls

When visiting my cubicle for the first time, people say one of two things: “Wow. It’s so…colorful…over here”, or “Do you work for eBay?” This is because my cubicle is plastered with just about...

I Know a Place Where This Could Actually Happen

I Know a Place Where This Could Actually Happen

As I understand it, doctors and soldiers develop a sense of ‘black comedy’ as a response to the pressures of death all around them. I think something similar happens to everyone who works in...

Because I Haven't Had a Griff Fix in a Good Long While

Because I Haven't Had a Griff Fix in a Good Long While

Catching up on a week’s worth of all my informative but non-essential blog reader items (i.e. the non-dooce–wwdn–erin–stacey–kristy–gapingvoid–ninja type items), I came across the following video of my dear friend, Uncle Griff, promoting that...