Roger Tuckerman Emails

I resigned my position!

I quit my job today and I feel great!

From: Roger Tuckerman <tuckerman@gmail.com>
Sent: October 13, 2022 8:32 AM
To: Lisa Godard <lgodard@tru.ca>
Subject: I resign my position!

Dear Lisa,

After a lot of soul-searching, and consultation with my friends and my cat, I have decided to resign as Plant Manager, effective immediately. The current situation is intolerable for me and the plants.

I was very pleased when your Assistant Chris promoted me and told me to water the plants once per week. He couldn’t offer any bonus pay but receiving a new title with new responsibilities made me feel so appreciated and elevated my self-worth.

However, last week, I saw a co-worker watering the plants (and Chris sat in his office and did nothing to stop him!) When the plants all die, I will not be held responsible. It is the fault of the amateur who over-watered them.

I hold no animosity towards that unnamed person, even though Chris will no doubt promote him to Plant Manager soon. He doesn’t deserve this title. He is unqualified! He is a plant-killer!

If you don’t want any dead plants on your conscience, I will tell you his name, and you can fire him immediately. (You are a great leader, so I am confident you will make the right decision.) On that happy day, I hope Chris will promote me to Plant Manager again. But this time, I want a small raise.

Yours truly,

Roger Tuckerman

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