Fun at work

3-leaf composition

At my work desk, I have a round table by me that rarely gets used. It’s now an art pedestal for the 1400 Gallery. (The gallery being my workspace in the Tribune Tower). This particular work of art is three leaves laid out in a composition. One might say it’s inspired by Andy Goldsworthy. Or …

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Organizing your sticker library

Do you have a sticker library? Here’s some fun reasons to have stickers on file: — On the workplace pass-around birthday cards, you can sign with a fun sticker by your name — Instead of using tape on wrapping for presents, you can use stickers! — Cover envelopes with stickers — Place stickers in random …

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G.I. Joe snow prints at the 1400 Gallery at Tribune Tower, Chicago

G.I. Joe snow adventures in comic books and 1400 Gallery

Comic books that take place in the snow are so cool. I love arctic adventures. Two G.I. Joe comic books take place in Antarctica. One from 1989 (G.I. Joe Special Missions #20), the other from 2006 (G.I. Joe Special Missions “Antarctica”) The 1989 comic book is really cool, because the interior pages are printed on …

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New stamps in the Maldre postal store on 14th floor of the Tribune Tower

In addition to such stamp greats like 50s cars, Yoda, and Hawaii; the Maldre stamp store now has new stamps available. And there is also measuring scale available to weigh your letters. Letters: 0 – 1 ounce: $0.44 1.01 – 2 ounces $0.61 2.01 – 3 ounces $0.78 3.01 ‚Äì 3.5 ounces: $0.95 Large Envelopes: …

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Wish your co-workers a Happy weekstart

“Have a good weekend!” Co-workers wish each other this all the time. How about when you get back to work? I’m gonna start saying “Happy weekstart!”