Category Archives: In The Work Force

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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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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Double-Edged Swords

There is so much in our world today that are really double-edged swords. One of the biggest is modern technology. Traveling great distances is no longer such a daunting prospect as it was even a century ago. The internet has … Continue reading

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“We Love”

Did anyone see the New York Post today? I was working the EZ Scan station this morning when a man buying multiple newspapers complained he couldn’t scan the Post, because there was no scan bar on it. Okay, that’s weird, … Continue reading

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Mixed Bag

When you work in retail, be it food or stuff, the lead-up to any holiday weekend is crazy. Sometimes, it is an out-right nightmare. Especially when customers read tags wrong, or want to ‘bend’ (break) rules about item limits, coupons, … Continue reading

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There’s Always One

This is a rant, pure and simple. I work with the public. That means dealing with a wide variety of personalities, not all of them pleasant. But I would honestly say, that for every hundred customers I deal with, there … Continue reading

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End of the Year Rant… or Capitulation

I have had it. I am tired of arguing with both my husband and my mother over things that shouldn’t even be issues.  I am tired of living paycheck to paycheck, and hoping I can feed my family meat more … Continue reading

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Is something in Retrograde today?

So, this morning started with a loud BAM! and the house shaking a bit. Need to wait on the evening news, maybe, to get a clue about THAT. I drop the Kidling off at school, and head up the hill … Continue reading

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