“We’re going out for dinner in an hour. Come to my office and wait till we leave”
Being a crazy stationary lover, I was in heaven when one fine evening I got the chance to visit my sister’s office after hours. She was busy and had some work to do, so I was free to roam around the empty office. There were desks everywhere!
Each having its own beautiful stationary treasure trove
I wanted it all.
“I’m going to look around and see If I can steal something” I told my sister, who decided to ignored me.
As I walked around I noticed a small plastic hand on each desk I passed. I picked one up and pulled at one of its colorful fingers. It popped out
It was a teeny tiny pretty little highlighter! I was completely bowled over!
a small highlighter! I must have it!
I squealed and looked at my sister, who rolled her eyes and continued to work. I tried to sneak it into my bag but my sister wasn’t having any of it. She distracted me with a big bag obviously filled with sponsor goodies (my sister works in corporate communications)
I grabbed it and sat down to rummage inside.
Only one item of stationary which I gave a once over and announced it useless. I had no use for writing pads thank you very much.
From my spot on the floor I spotted a pile of t-shirts under my sisters desk.
I started pawing through it, looking for a large size which I could wear around the house. I found one and squirreled it away.
Then I noticed a black color collection bag.
Hello there. What’s this?
I excitedly pulled it towards me and then recoiled in horror
“Oh yea. That. Take that home” my sister said nonchalantly
What I unearthed from under the pile of t-shirts, lying there since God knows when, was a once plastic, now sticky black and brown lunch box.
I looked at my sister who was sheepishly smiling
“What the hell was in this? Chocolate cake?” I asked
“Uh no. a sandwich”
I gagged a little and kicked it away.
Then I noticed a drawer that was sticking halfway open. I tried to close it and it wouldn’t budge. I pulled it out and from the very back, unearthed a few packets of sweets which were a year past their expiry date.
What the hell?!
“Will you leave my desk alone?” My sister snapped at me, now very annoyed.
I was still hyperventilating.
I pulled open another drawer that was filled to the brim with paper
And then I noticed…
Ooo look teeny tiny envelopes!! And they are GREEN!
I was gleefully celebrating my newest find..
Till a cockroach ran over my hand…