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Color Me Unsurprised

I was supposed to get a grand total of twenty nine hours this week. Today was supposed to be a five hour shift. That didn’t happen. We had a call in and, as always, I was asked to clock in … Continue reading

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Seven Quick Takes Friday: I Know It’s Late Edition

1) Current mood: 2) This is your weekly reminder that #FacebookIsTrash. 3) Thought for the Week: I’m already tired from next week. 4) Tomorrow is the twentieth anniversary of 9/11. I’m not going to blog about it. This is the … Continue reading

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Working For the Weekend

This weekend was insane. I’m not kidding. We had door counts of 200+ and one that was over three hundred. Members were hostile. We were doing E-Blocks and we didn’t have enough people to assist on the front end, let … Continue reading

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Seven Quick Takes Friday: Steamy AF Edition

1) Current mood: 2) This is your weekly reminder that #FacebookIsTrash. 3) Thought for the Week: It’s been a long time, but my time is finally here. 4) Prime and I finally got through the first two seasons of Star … Continue reading

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Same Old, Same Old

This weekend was busy and frustrating. Although Sunday wasn’t terribly irritating, Saturday was a nightmare. We had a grand total of three people at the door on Saturday, until I came in at 11:00. Now, three people is more than … Continue reading

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Second Verse, Same As the First Redux

Yesterday was a nice, tall glass of hot garbage juice with a Dumpster fire chaser. Holy hell, it started on the way to work that morning: we had two different jackasses in two different overly large pick up trucks–wonder what … Continue reading

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Dumpster Fire

I got in early today and not forty minutes after I had settled down, one of the supervisors came up to me. “You mind clocking in early?” he asked. “Peg’s the only one at the door.” I said yes. I … Continue reading

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The (Emotional) Load

I had to call in today. My sciatic nerve on the right side of my back, decided to throw a tantrum of epic proportions. Standing up was painful and walking caused me to cry. The pain radiated from my lower … Continue reading

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Binge Worthy

Saturday was a rather calm day at work; none of our counts hit over 170 all day, which is unusual. Weekends are ridiculous at Costco. We have around four to five hundred people coming in every hour on a typical … Continue reading

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Side Effects May Include

Today was Kyler in Majors last day. He promised that he would stop by and see us. I wished him good luck, but I feel almost empty right now. We talked Brewers and Bucks and things like that. It’s not … Continue reading

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