Retail Life Episode 14

                Sometimes I just don’t know how people rationalize their behavior. I thought we were supposed to stop throwing tantrums when we were children. And yet, working in retail, I’ve seen grown adults throw a fit. I’ve seen senior citizens basically stomp their feet because they didn’t get their way. I just don’t get it. [...]

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Retail Life Episode 13

                I went back to work last week and it’s been rough. I really took for granted how accustomed to it I was. After being at home for ten weeks and spending most of that time sitting on the couch or at my desk, going back to standing and walking all day was hard. Aside [...]

Writing Exercise- Lost

*Exercise from The 4 A.M. Breakthrough. #188 Lost*                 “What are we doing here?” Jenna asked her great grandfather.                 Elijah put a gnarled hand on her head and smiled down at her. “This is my old home.”                 “You lived here?” Jenna’s eyes widened as she looked down on the city again.                 It [...]

Baby is Two Months Old!

                My little man is now two months old! I can’t believe it. It still feels like yesterday I brought him home. And he’s getting so big! The day we came home, I could hold his whole body with just one hand. Now, he’s so long I need two hands when I feed him. He’s [...]

Experiment TCA-276 (pt 6)

                “What’s that noise?” Rita asked as Morgan re-entered the office.                 “They’re, uh, they’re cutting at the loading dock door. Sounds like a power saw.”                 “They’re going to get in?” Rita tried to move but then clutched at her leg again.                 “Probably, yes. But I called for help.”                 “The police? But [...]

Retail Life episode 12

Shoplifters                 First, a disclaimer to all shoplifters: 90% of the time, the workers know exactly what you’re doing. You aren’t sneaky. It’s just a matter of time before we catch you. And then you need to ask yourself, is it really worth it?                 People will steal anything.                 Any time I hire a [...]

Keeping up With Life

So I'm having a baby soon (yayy!) Like...very very soon. Like in four weeks (ahh!) And perhaps a little bit of panic has set in. Or a lot of panic. Anywho... I'm struggling with life. My day job is sucking all the energy out of me and when I come home all I want to [...]