Well. It’s been a while. But I am still here! Life is just busy. And it seems that the last thing I want to do is sit in front of a computer screen anymore. But some of you ol’ pals are still around, wondering what on earth I am up to and why I’ve been so silent.
I’m only working part time right now. As seems to be the way things are going in this country, my employers have reduced my once full-time position to part-time, to cut costs and ensure that I cannot qualify for employee health care, pension, etc. Seems like those good old days are over. But I am Generation X — I never knew those good old days, anyway!
Still, working part time leaves me tired most days, and then I come home to chores and projects. Not much time to cultivate those creative juices anymore. And OH how I would just LOVE to tell you stories about work!
Like the customer who came in 10 seconds before I close with a humungous order and when I told him we were closing and I couldn’t complete the order in time (because my employer will not pay me for the 30 minutes extra it would require to process that order), he went and complained to the boss and got me in hot water. :-p
Like the people who “forget” their box key EVERY TIME and make me run around and fetch their stuff for them, just because they like to be served. :-p
Like the really sweet customers who bring me flowers or who say they will only come to my register because I am always smiling and don’t treat customers like they are an imposition. 🙂 Except those people who make me fetch their stuff for them. :rollingpin:
Like the difficulty it is even getting basic supplies for my office because of budget cuts, or how the system discourages workers to excel but implements policies that make employees suspicious and jealous of each other. 🙁
But I can’t talk about those things. Nope. My lips are sealed. Cuz if anyone found out I was blogging about my work…. 😯
So that’s what I’m up to right now. Oh, I have other things going on. I’m reading the Bible more frequently, taking more time to relax and “de-stress” in ways I never did before. We also have several home improvement projects going on around here. Writing about it is just too much work right now. I doubt I will ever completely give up blogging, though. I hope my future content is more worthy of your attention. Here’s hoping. :beanie: