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Saturday, August 25, 2012

The Employee Files (Jason's August Post)

While most of you are probably under the impression that Dear Lillie is primarily a one-man show, rest assured that I do get some help from time to time. Because of this common misconception, I figured it was about time that I introduced you all to everyone on our ever-expanding payroll.

In order of their official hire (but certainly not overall importance)…



Jennifer Holmes
My caption got edited out...

Our Vice-President is more than just a former pretty face now past her prime. In between trips to the spa, she can often be found doing simple arts and crafts or rearranging small objects in her home—then taking 4,000 pictures of the new look. She also enjoys light jogs (on company time!) while her husband raises their two children. On the rare occasions that she does feel moved towards productivity, she designs all of our products and does about 99% of the blog work, but that’s not important.



Jason Crotty
Jenni honestly doesn’t think these shirts would sell (probably because I thought of it).

President? …I know, right? Jenni wanted me to take care of the legal paperwork, so honestly what did she expect to happen? While single-handedly building our establishment from the ground up, I do most of the managerial stuff as well as all of the screen-printing and most other day-to-day tasks. I generally split the emails 50/50 with Jenni just to keep her involved. However, you may have noticed that the ones with my name at the end come back about a week or two earlier than you-know-who's.



Jamie Druke
This makes my neck hurt.

Jamie has earned a bit of a reputation around the office as the first person at work in the morning and the last person to leave a night. That being said, she leaves her house less frequently than anyone I’ve ever met. Good thing we work from her home. If you have ordered a shirt or pillow cover in the last five months and noticed that the packaging seems a little more thoughtful, then you are absolutely correct. Jamie’s chief duty is packaging and shipping small items, and I must say she takes it very seriously. Sometimes I just sit there and watch her take twenty minutes to package one pillow. Her pace is literally amazing.



Jacob Miller
And yet this is even more painful to look at.

Jamie actually escaped being on the receiving end of a few more jokes about her lack of hours worked because our newest hire drastically cut back his hours in order to pursue a more lucrative job as a teaching pro at our local tennis club. Jake’s 2-3 hours each week generally start with lunch break followed by “alright, lets get this done quickly so we can golf,” which I of course never object to. Master of the flash-dryer, Jake eventually intends to head up our sales department, because as I’ve heard, most companies have departments.

We do have a few independent contractors who help us out with the sewing and a few other projects as well, but hopefully this gives you a mildly-accurate picture of how our little operation works. I don’t intend to take another six-month hiatus from posting, but then again Jenni is not always willing to share the spotlight, so who knows…



28 comments:

  1. I knew this was going to be a good one just from the post title! Hahha. You are a character, Jason. And you have very beautiful sisters. Keep up the great work, Dear Lillie employees ;). ~Lisa in Vermont

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  2. hee hee

    awesome

    love this get-to-know-the-staff post, lol

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  3. Too funny, I need this, thanks!

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  4. These posts always crack me up :D Keep up the hard work Jason!

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  5. Jason, you should be a writer.
    I always enjoy your posts! You would do great with a daily column or something!

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  6. Team Jason... Make a shirt. It will sell!!!

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  7. Sounds like it is a good thing they have you to run the show... Quick Jen, change the password to your blog! HAHAHAHA>>>> JK! You're awesome Jason... but I think you may already know that ;)

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  8. What great timing! I was just wondering when we'd get another Jason post. You outdid yourself, dude!

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  9. Well this is a good company model for my new store/retail business Maison Decor. I now have my two sons working with me, and we will try to emulate your efficiently run operation! xo

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  10. You guys crack me up, can I be part of the team :)
    XO
    Kristin

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  11. So funny! Always enjoy the Jason posts! Melissa

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  12. I want to be on the team. :) You guys are so funny. Whatever y'all are doing in this organization must be working, love your stuff!

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  13. I had a feeling this was how the company was run. My household is run in a similar manner. Except the nannies raise my kids and no jogging ever happens. Ever.

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  14. Dear Mr. President,
    Are you currently accepting applications? ;) TEAM DEAR LILLIE ROCKS!! Love the post!!
    PS- Where are Lillie & Lola? I believe they have a higher title & job duty? :) Hee! Hee!

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  15. Pretty darn humorous. I like it. Thanks for the giggle of the day. :)

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  16. Quite a lineup. You guysare so cute and funny. You certainly brighten my day!

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  17. Loool,It's 5 am and yes I just laughed outloud lol in bed..Funny,funny,funny.......and the pictures made me tear up looool..Way to start the morning....

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  18. Great to meet everyone! I love how colorful the team members are!

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  19. Yep, I love me a Jason post! Hee-lar-ious as always!! Thanks for the good laughs!

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  20. Wondered by the blog a time or two... Possibly this question (surely) has been ask before... Is Jason single??? HA HA Really, I'm serious....

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    1. He sure is! We are always trying to find a girlfriend for him but no luck so far! =)

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    2. Is that self imposed no luck on his part? I can't imagine he has any trouble getting volunteers for the job.. His sense of humor is insanely attractive.. Well if he's ever in the market for a Kentucky gal I'm not too far away ;)

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    3. P.S. I love love your blog and I know spend more time than I should some days on it at work.... It's a great pick me up though so how can I refuse.. Thanks again for sharing with us- Jess

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    4. Haha - I'll let Jason know! And thanks for your sweet words! I am glad you enjoy it!

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  21. Jason you need to be writing every day. You are too hilarious, and a monthly fix is just not enough! Please start up your own blog again…even once a week!

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