KAFE Mornings

How much do you pay to work?

According to a new study, the average person spends $406 every month on work-related expenses. That’s $4,872-a-year . . . or about 10% of the average American salary.

So apparently you need a job just to afford HAVING a job? Here’s how it breaks down . . .

Commuting costs $248-a-month, or $2,976-a-year. Whether it’s getting gas, taking public transportation, or parking fees.

Lunch and snacks, $90-a-month or $1,080-a-year.

Coffee, $21-a-month or $252-a-year.

Random birthday and retirement gifts for coworkers, $9.50-a-month or $114-a-year.

Work wardrobe, $24-a-month or $288-a-year.

Sponsoring your coworkers’ charity walks, buying their kids’ cookies and candy, and other donations . . . $3-a-month or $36-a-year.

Expenses you forget to claim, $10.50-a-month or $126-a-year.

KAFE Kritters

Bam Bam

Bam Bam, the Chow Chow puppy puppy

He needs to learn some manners.

Donna

Donna, the 10 month old black kitty

Donna. As in PRIMA Donna.

Photo courtesy of Whatcom Humane Society

Goucho, the rat!

What DID he do in our studio!?

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Whatcom Humane Society Info

Link to their web site here.

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Whatcom Humane Society New Location and Hours

Including maps to both locations.