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Motherfuckerland, Installment 16

(Art by spoon+fork.) Howard didn’t bother to show up to work on Tuesday.  Didn’t get a phone call, either. I wasn’t surprised.  It was just a matter of time before this would happen.  He’d been saying he’d be there for years, but losing the laptop probably soured that fucker.  He had enough money, anyway. Based on my years of working down at the shore, the people who show up late keep showing up late the whole summer, if they don’t get fired.  That kind of worker doesn’t have the initiative to find another job or to muster enough courage to quit. The diligent ones, the people who show up on time, are the ones who leave for good.  No two-week...

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