Friday, September 25, 2009

Time is on our side

First order of business: A sincere and heartfelt thank you for the hugs and offers of much needed wine and chocolate.

There is nothing like the online community when you need a shoulder to cry on or a co-conspirator to rage at the heavens with.

I really love you guys ...

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There really is something funny going on in the world, though. And the most obvious creepy indicator is the clock in one of our office meeting rooms.

Every day at 2:02 p.m., the hands on the clock start to move. The big hand sweeps around twice, while the little hand inches forward, and they land at straight-up 4 o'clock.

For 11 minutes, the clock does not move. It sits -- taunting us -- at 4.

Until, at precisely 2:13 in real time, when it springs to life again.

Now the clock hands spin around again, this time at top speed. Around and around and around and around they go until coming to rest again at -- now -- 2:14.

It's creepy. It's weird. And it happens every day.

Like clockwork.

13 comments:

Suburban Correspondent said...

There's something really weird about that. Maybe a former employee (currently dead) was a former clockwatcher?

Karen said...

I think it needs exorcised. I'd also call in sick on Halloween.

Tammy Howard said...

This online community is THE BEST!

And the clock thing is freaking me out...

LceeL said...

Time to buy a new clock. Of course ... if the NEW clock does the same as the OLD clock ... well, just put the old one back, that's all. Call it good to go and relish the weirdness. Yah, that's the ticket ... relish the weird ... it's like reading your blog after a birthday party. And I'm STILL having an issue with corn on the cob.

Kaytabug said...

Well I'm officially freaked out.

LOVE YOU TOO!!! XOXOXO

Roger said...

That is so AWESOME!!!! Probably someone with a remote messing with you all though. :)

If it isn't, totally awesome!!

Jaina said...

That is really bizarre....you should totally videotape it :)

nikki said...

Chocolate for you anytime.

It's just Elvis fuckin' with ya.

HalfAsstic.com said...

I agree with Jaina. I totally think you should video tape it! Does it happen EVERY DAY? That is wild!
You deserve all the wine and chocolate and hugs and support you can get!

Nap Warden said...

New clock time;)

Audrey at Barking Mad! said...

I'm beginning to realize, as it relates to this here online "community" that whilst they might get along very fine without me, I need you all, desperately!

And your clock at work? Have a priest walk by it and throw some holy water on it. If it spins around uncontrollably and leaks green stuff, then yeah, you should probably get rid of it. Or, alternatively, keep it around as a conversation piece. Well, until all the other machines in the office start going haywire. I'd hate to see what happens with a possessed copier.

Pamela said...

I would be getting a new clock. scary.

Beckie said...

What I find intriguing about this is the time 2:14. That number and I have a love/hate relationship going on and it keeps turning up. I'm glad that's not happening in my office - I would probably see it as some sort of "sign" or something.

 
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