by Mark Elswick
(4.95 from 19 reviews)
This short story is a true story about one morning when I was five hours late for work. Unfortunately, it was on a job I had just started. My best friend kept me 'til the wee hours, and I must've turned off the alarm. In my 20-year-old brilliance, I thought if I got a doctor's note then everything would be fine. When I got to the hospital and reported food poisoning . . .