Category Archives: In The Work Force

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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Achey Breaky Body

Oh lords of light, how I ache! Some of it, I get. Some of it, I don’t know what the hell I did. My right side, from my hip to my knee, doesn’t want to play nice with the rest … Continue reading

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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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Summer Rant

There are times I think I should have made a lot of different choices in my earlier life. There are times I really wish my father had never spoiled me as much as he did. The hedges need to be … Continue reading

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Oh There Are Times….

Times when I wonder why I bother getting out of bed in the morning. Times I just want to run away and disappear, and maybe recreate myself completely. Times I wish I wasn’t married, wasn’t a mother, had no ties … Continue reading

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