As I've detailed previously, we are currently in the worst work period of the year. Christmas and the vacation time that comes with it is so close that we can taste it, but it's still so, so far away.
No joke: I legitimately become depressed when I remember that there's another full week after this one before Christmas week. Couple that with the fact that it's about negative-500 degrees and constantly dark outside, and you have the recipe for an old-fashioned case of the holiday blues.
But fret not, cube monkeys, as an NFL Sunday is almost upon us. And now, with the season drawing to a close, each Sunday takes on added importance. Playoff spots are up in the air. Jobs are on the line. It's absolutely delicious.
So stop thinking about that TPS report. Don't worry about getting too drunk and making a fool out of yourself at the holiday party. Don't stress about having to stay late next Friday. Football is almost here.
Here is the Friday clock-watcher's guide to NFL Week 15.