parked atop a fresh mound of redwood chips, breathe in the gathering scent (cough, cough the air is heavy with smoke from grassfires east of here) homemade sandwhich in hand, work day complete, I am in a favorite spot.

So endless the week appears Five days this task Eight hours each, two teams of ten Merchandise shifts, rearranged in Renton, Washington Dust swirls, the nose overburden Ah-choo, ah-choo, ah-choo   Final day mini-trip Local lake I park Waves slap on shore near and far Mountains rise the backdrop Clouds grey and dark the painting… Continue reading Overworked

just arrive back in town from a week long venture to renton, washington as part of a team of retail merchandisers re-setting product and shelving of a major pharmaceutical/retail chain store.  three hours to drive home under partly cloudy skies and, at times, heavy rain. cars disappearing into a light mist of road wash as… Continue reading merchandise, merchandise, merchandise

Insert, turn key, push door open . The ambience  of the room had an immediate affect on Michelle drapes on  the huge  window were pulled back allowing the non-obstructed sun to illuminate the full brilliance of the gaily painted room. As if she'd just opened the best Christmas gift ever,"Alllllll right"  sprang from her lips.… Continue reading There comes a moment

Changing careers is daunting mountains of paperwork, benefit packages, employee handbooks, training, training, training and, of course, the voluntary drug test that if declined your employment most likely is in decline. The following actually occurred so help me, me:       Hhhhmmmm, slowing the Ford Galaxy I find the address correct however, the business… Continue reading Filth Test

  Yeah!  Saturday, which is my Friday, is here! Work is wonderful, customers are all right and do nothing wrong! So much glee in the heart, going way out of my way to satisfy, you know the extra, extra mile! Hello, what is this a missed call and text message! Suddenly, so popular and at… Continue reading Friday Revisited