Category Archives: Current Events

What A Week!

Sometimes, “upgrades” don’t feel like an improvement, and Mother Nature throws curve balls. On Monday night, we got new software for the registers. The changes are most noticeable on the EZ Scans, because we aren’t supposed to use the Attendant’s … Continue reading

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July and Still Crazy

I am over-heated, disgusted, depressed, aggravated, sore, and stressed. I miss my husband and daughter. I miss having places to go and things to do that are fun. I need a vacation… someplace cool and green and shady, with either … Continue reading

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Tired and Worried

I am tired of having to follow extra rules to keep my coworkers, family, and customers safe… when there are so many who don’t seem to give a damn about anyone but themselves. This is NOT “the flu”. Science understands … Continue reading

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Flag Day 2020

“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.“ T0o bad that it never really HAS been true, … Continue reading

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Summer Chores and Advancing Age (and the art of being a bit stupid)

Warm. wet springs mean high grass before I get a chance to start mowing. It doesn’t help when I didn’t drain the oil from the lawnmower last fall, and I could not get the thing to start last weekend, when … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Part 3… or Maybe Not

I keep telling myself than humankind has a lot to be said for it. We have all the advances in the sciences, in literature, in complex communications, art, music… and I am still looking at the fact that, as a … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Part 2

The state of New York is closer to a total lockdown… all non-essential workers are to stay home. Guess what? We in the grocery stores are considered essential workers. So much so, the company I work for is giving all … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Pandemic, Panic, and Paper Products

Pandemic: Adj. (pertaining to disease) prevalent in an entire country or the world. So, yes, Coronavirus is a pandemic. Hardly the only one, but it is the newest to hit the radar of public awareness. In many ways, it is … Continue reading

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New York State Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban

We’ve been talking about this since before Christmas. It was passed. It has been coming since BEFORE CHRISTMAS. Yet, as much as the news agencies have been covering it, as much as we cashiers in various stores have been talking … Continue reading

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Guardian Angel Working Over-Time

Seven hours later, and I still get shaky thinking about it. On my way to work about 10:30 this morning, I was heading into an intersection a few blocks from my house. I had the green light. Something told me … Continue reading

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