It’s late December. You’re
standing in line at the bookstore last-minute gift shopping on Amazon when you remember that you’ve forgotten to buy a present for your loyal, patient desk-mate (ugh, how could you?!).
“Aha!” you think. “A daily calendar. It’s both decorative and functional. Surely this will make up for that time I left that salami on rye in our shared desk drawer before going on a shoot for 10 days!”
Well, no, it won’t. And it’s not because we still can’t get the lingering odor of spiced meats out of our keyboard.
“Those are the worst,” said W+K copywriter Brooke Barker, referring to daily calendars like “Only Dachshunds 2015” or “Origami-A-Day” (not drawers full of salami.) “You get tired of them after only a month or two.” Continue reading