Especially when they set a parody near me. This one begins:
“HILLSBORO, OR—Another human dream was crushed by the uncompromising forces of reality Monday, when the restaurant day job of 29-year-old former aspiring cartoonist Mark Seversen officially became his actual job.”
Read the rest here.
Having my day job become my job-job was my greatest nightmare. I dreamed of leaving it for years before I actually did it. There were times I despaired, but I was tenacious (which is the secret to succeeding at a lot of things, I think).