CATHERINE’S CUBICLE CHRONICLES | CONCUSSION, CONFUSION, CONSPIRACIES!

CATHERINE’S CUBICLE CHRONICLES | CONCUSSION, CONFUSION, CONSPIRACIES! “What are you doing in here?”, whispers Catherine to her boss Mr. Lawrence who’s situated in her bedroom. “I didn’t want your friend to find me here so I made myself comfortable in your room. I hope you don’t mind”, says Mr. Lawrence. Catherine cannot believe this.  “Mr. Lawrence. You have to leave!” Catherine says. “There’s a fire escape out the window. You can leave through there”, says Catherine. “We can continue this conversation at our meeting tomorrow.”  Mr. Lawrence smiles. “Fine. I may have been aggressive this evening.  We will leave this […]

CATHERINE’S CUBICLE CHRONICLES | DREAM A LITTLE DREAM

CATHERINE’S CUBICLE CHRONICLES | DREAM A LITTLE DREAM “Cat! Cat! Catherine!!! Wake up, Cat!,” says Brenda as she is shaking Catherine. Catherine opens her eyes and in a blurred view sees Brenda’s worried face as she is hovering over Catherine in despair.  “Cat, are you alright, Hun? What are you doing on the floor?”, Brenda asks.  “Wh-Wh-What are you doing?,” asks Catherine. “Cat! You had me worried!”, says Brenda.  “When you didn’t answer your phone, I rushed over to see if you were ok!”, says Brenda. Catherine looks at Brenda confused and gets up to sit on her bed. “Where […]

CATHERINE’S CUBICLE CHRONICLES | PLAIN OLD CATHERINE…OR IS SHE?

CATHERINE’S CUBICLE CHRONICLES | PLAIN OLD CATHERINE…OR IS SHE? “I’ll show them ‘plain old Catherine’ alright!” Catherine says to herself. Catherine just finished styling her hair at the Salon with her favorite stylist Marcia and ran home to get dressed for this evening’s company meeting. Catherine picks up her cell phone and realizes she missed three calls from Brenda. “Oh, crap! I forgot to fill her in on the plan!” thinks Catherine. Catherine calls Brenda. “Finally, what the heck are you doing? Drilling a hole in cement? What’s taking you so long? I thought you were going to fill me […]

CATHERINE’S CUBICLE CHRONICLES | KARMA: What Goes Around Comes Around

By Deya Diaz “Let her riiiiiiip”, whispers Brenda. “What?” says Catherine. Brenda smiles. Catherine starts to cough and covers her nose. “Did you just fart, Brenda?” asks Catherine. “And in the elevator?” Catherine continues. “You’re so disgusting”, Catherine says. “Hey! When you gotta go. You gotta go!” says Brenda. Catherine growls. “We need to get off this elevator before I faint. What the hell did you eat today?” says Catherine. “Just five hard boiled eggs!” says Brenda. Elevator opens. Catherine and Brenda walk out. An elderly couple walks in and grills Brenda. Brenda motions over to Catherine. But before Catherine […]

CATHERINE’S CUBICLE CHRONICLES | Move in Mary

CATHERINE’S CUBICLE CHRONICLES Move in Mary By: Deya Diaz “Well we’re moving on up. To the east side. To a deluxe apartment in the sky….” echoes the cubicle across from Catherine. “Seriously?”, Catherine whispers to herself. Today, Mary Myers moves in to the cubicle near Catherine. Mary is the new coordinator who will be working with Amanda, Mr. Berry’s assistant. Mary, promoted from the mail room. “I already have one rude neighbor. Do I really need another?”, Catherine thinks to herself. “I can see why she is playing the theme song to the Jefferson’s. Her recent promotion is an improvement from […]

CATHERINE’S CUBICLE CHRONICLES | Pepper and the Presentation

CCC | Pepper and the Presentation By: Deya Diaz “Your name please?” asks the coffee vendor. “It’s Pepper”, states Catherine. Catherine enjoys toying with the local coffee shop around her job. Every time she goes, she says a different name. Might as well enjoy this playful game, even her boss, Mr. Berry, never gets her name right anyway. Catherine drinks her coffee as fast as she can. She is worn out from her meeting with Brenda, her work colleague.  She only slept two hours because Brenda did not do her part in the project and Catherine had to start from […]