“when in distress, draw a dude in a dress” is what i always say
and man a lot of you have been mentioning me on this post and the first time i saw it i fell in love but before drawing yuuri in that dress i had to find something for viktor and lo and behold i found this on my dash
Mr Moony presents his compliments to Professor Snape and begs him to keep his abnormally large nose out of other people’s business. Mr Prongs agrees with Mr Moony and would like to add that Professor Snape is an ugly git. Mr Padfoot would like to register his astonishment that an idiot like that ever became a Professor. Mr Wormtail bids Professor Snape good day, and advises him to wash his hair, the slime-ball.
Guy belittles me..I make him lose over $100K per year.
I am a Purchasing Manager for the city I work in. I have been doing this job for 11 years. We have contracts with various vendors but I want to talk about the company that does all of our dirt/gravel/limestone work. This story happened almost 4 years ago.
When I started we had a contract with this company. I spoke to the owner quite often and he was a pleasant guy. It was a family owned business that had only 4 employees but they were always ready to help the city when we needed. Every year, the owner would drop by and sign the contract before the new year began.
Well, the owner ends up passing away and his son takes over the business. His son had worked for the company right out of high school but ended up going work somewhere else. Came back to take ownership when his dad died. I never met the guy, didn’t know him, but my wife went to high school with him. On his Facebook page, he has pictures of his huge home, 4 vehicles, 3 boats(who the hell needs 3 boats), every ATV and toy imaginable. Just out of curiosity, I check all of the invoices from prior years and saw that we paid this company anywhere from $80K-$200K per year. In the time I was there, I figured out an average of about $140K per year.
So, we were in the middle of our contract when the owner died. I had some property that I wanted to put some mobile homes on so I would need some dirt hauled to my property. I decided to use the same company that the city uses. My wife called the new owner and set everything up for a Monday to haul the dirt and form up the dirt into a pad. It would cost me about $3,000. The mobile home was going to be delivered the Tuesday afternoon.
So, I’m at my property waiting for the guy to show up. Never does. My wife calls him and he says he can’t do the job. Too busy. I find out where he’s at(through connections at my job) and I show up to the site. I didn’t tell him who I was but asked what was going on. He said he had a bigger job to do and wouldn’t be able to get to it. I tell him that I have a mobile home being delivered the next day and I needed the work and had him lined up and he said “You know, what you would have paid me won’t make a dent in my pocketbook.”
I just looked at him and said, “Alright…” and left.
So, I ended up having to call a whole bunch of different places and eventually found a guy that could do the job for me. While him and I are talking, I tell him where I work and he mentions if he could possibly do work for us as a vendor. I get his information down and tell him I’ll be in touch.
I start researching at work and come to find out, we are supposed to holding a bid for that kind of work due to the dollar amount. We just never did because no one else was interested in doing the work.
In December of that year, the new owner calls me up and asks when he can come by and sign the new contract. I inform him that “due to regulations” we have to do a bid process. He seems kind of nervous but I inform him that it’s just a process we have to go through now and he shouldn’t worry because I told him that I doubt any one else would bid. He seemed more at ease and asked how the bid process went. Informed him that I would send him the information and he would need to fill out the bid sheet and come by and drop it off in a sealed envelope by a certain date.
I call the other guy that helped me out and tell him about the bid process. I also informed him that the company we deal with and the prices that they give us already(every information we have is public knowledge so I’m not doing anything wrong) and let him know that he should bid under that.
The day before the bid open date, the new owner of said company comes by and asks for the Purchasing Manager. He doesn’t know my name, but he knows my face. I come in the lobby and his mouth instantly drops. I extend my hand and tell him hi and that I was, in fact, the guy he needed to see. He asks if there are any other bids and I inform him that we didn’t have any others come in yet, which was a lie since I had the other guys bid.
No one comes in for the bid opening, which isn’t required, but the other guy who helped me out ended up winning the bid. I call the new owner to inform him that we had another bid come in last minute before the deadline and they were less so we would have to go with them.
He. Was. Pissed.
He was stuttering and stammering. Telling me that I’m going to be taking food off his kids plate, etc. I told him there was nothing i could do. He went to the public works office and they told him the same thing.
He has lost the bid process every single year. He no longer posts pictures of his “toys” on Facebook and I believe he downsized his home as well.
⚡ Magical Harry Potter quotes for sorority tees & crafts! ⚡
Harry Potter sayings are perfect for bid day tee shirts, banners, paddles, canvases and more! Pick your favorite quote and add some Hogwarts magic to your sorority events and crafts. All quotes are written by J.K. Rowling, or inspired by her books.
⚡ Magical Harry Potter Quotes for Sorority Life: ⚡
Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
In dreams, we enter a world that’s entirely our own.
It is our choices that show what we truly are.
I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.
You’re a ____ Harry. (insert sorority name)
Don’t let the Muggles get you down.
Anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.
I would’ve gone to Hogwarts, but they didn’t have _____. (insert sorority name)
You sort of start thinking anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.
Until the very end.
Happiness can be found… if one remembers to turn on the light.
I love magic.
If you have to ask, you will never know.
Till the very end.
Just a Wizard girl living in a Muggle world.
Hogwarts & _____ will always be there to welcome you home.
Recruit like you’ve been picked for the Triwizard Tournament.
What would Hermione do?
We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need within ourselves already.
Study like a Granger, Eat like a Weasley, Live like a Potter.
Mr Prongs agrees with Mr Moony, and would like to add that Professor Snape is an ugly git. Mr Padfoot would like to register his astonishment that an idiot like that ever became a professor. Mr Wormtail bids Professor Snape good day, and advises him to wash his hair, the slimeball.
Mr Moony presents his compliments to Professor Snape, and begs him to keep his abnormally large nose out of other people’s business. Mr Prongs agrees with Mr Moony, and would like to add that Professor Snape is an ugly git. Mr Padfoot would like to register his astonishment that an idiot like that ever became a Professor. Mr Wormtail bids Professor Snape good day, and advises him to wash his hair, the slimeball.
Summary: A soulmate AU in which you are “branded” with a mark that signifies the first time your soulmate will touch you. In this, the reader fears meeting their soulmate, but is beyond pleasantly surprised.
Warnings: There might be swears, the reader is bullied, there are mentioned of abuse. Please don’t read this if that makes you uncomfortable ily
Word Count: 1575
A/N: Hey y’all! College takes up sO MUCH fucking time you guys. Doing sorority recruitment and getting ready for bid day and trying to learn how to be an electrical engineer is so fhjdskfhsadlf,,,,, But yo! I started this before going off to uni, and I love this AU so,,,, hope you love this
Everyone would always talk
about the handshake soulmates.
They had it so easy. The
scars across their hands were in gentle curves. The moment they met their
soulmate, the scar would burn as they shook hands for the first time. They fell
in love so easily and so perfectly with one another. In some cases, they would
trade “I love you”s at that first moment instead of their names. Everyone would
always cry at handshake soulmates’ weddings because the moment they met was
always so perfect. When handshake soulmates are born, mothers almost always cry
tears of joy at the wonderful future their children had ahead of them.
Your mother cried when you
were born, too, but it was for a different reason entirely.
There are only three days a year on which Lucas Sinclair wakes up even earlier than usual: Christmas, Mother’s Day, and Father’s Day. The latter two involve sneaking quietly into the kitchen to prepare fluffy buttermilk pancakes for breakfast in bed. After that, Father’s Day consists of driving out to the amusement park and accompanying his dad on all the biggest, faster roller coasters. Over dinner, Lucas asks his father to recount stories from his past: his days in college studying physics, meeting his mother at the theatre, training for the army, his past playing in a jazz band. They’re stories Lucas has heard dozens of times, but he knows his father loves telling them. And he loves hearing them.