Category Archives: Good Manners

Sometimes, Being a Cashier Is NOT Fun

Most of my regular customers are great people. They are our neighbors, the families of friends and co-workers, co-workers themselves. We chat, we debate, we laugh, and sometimes we cry together. Today….today, I had a pair of the RUDEST people. … Continue reading

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My Job

I am a cashier in a large grocery store. My customers come in all sizes, all ages, all colors, from all walks of life, and at all levels of intelligence, patience, physical abilities, economics, compassion, and humanity. About 80% are … Continue reading

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Be a GOOD Customer

Most of the time, my job as a cashier in a supermarket isn’t so bad. You get used to some of your customers, and even become friends. Today, I had to bite my lip so I didn’t say something that … Continue reading

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Social Media

Ah, the Internet. Let’s us ‘travel’ around the world, connect with far-flung friends and family cheaper than phones and just as fast. A great way to make new friends with common interests…. What I still haven’t quite figured out is … Continue reading

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Civil Law trumps Religious Law

Normally, I don’t like to get into “discussions” on religion or politics. People all have their own opinions, which is fine….until those people start trying to interfere with my rights, as an American citizen, to follow my religion, and live … Continue reading

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Fundraisers

I realise there are a lot of worthwhile organizations out there who rely on the public to meet costs. I have my favorites to donate to WHEN I CAN AFFORD IT. When these places start calling during meal hours or … Continue reading

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Rules for DATING my DAUGHTER

This is, of course, subject to changes, additions and clarifications over time, but here are the basics: 1. You will meet at least me, if not her father, grandmother, and possibly an uncle, before the first time you pick her … Continue reading

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