Overheard Sunday afternoon

Two younger adults, a woman and man, are sitting in the Panera at Crossgates Commons. After an accounting of many drunken escapades, the woman concludes:

"What people don't understand is that it's totally accepted in my profession to be drunk at work -- or to leave work and come back drunk."


I think it's so cool that Ashley Dupre is humble enough to eat at Panera in Crossgates Commons. She must still have some Albany-based clients.

Geez, I didn't know the '50s were considered a profession.

Their escapades didn't happen to include mounting a certain sculpture horse, did they?

It's a real step forward that the Albany Police force is hiring women.

what were the state political staffers doing way up by crossgates?

It's funny, because we civil service employees usually get drunk on Pearl Street at lunchtime; Colonie is like the Elysian Fields to us.

Just the other day at my job I wasn't feeling great. As a solution my boss got me a shot of espresso vodka. I can understand where she's coming from.

Is that a solution as in an answer to a problem, or a solution as in something you would soak in? Because soaking in an espresso vodka solution would be an excellent solution as well.

I can't believe you guys overheard me talking and you didn't even have the decency to say hello. Oh, what, my clear plastic heels & leopard skin pants were too intimidating? Well, la de freaking dah your majesty!

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