Coffee Shop Conversation

“Hey, how’s it goin’?” “Can’t complain. You?” “Meh, work’s been slow. Not a lot of people today. What can I get ya?” “A large latte and a chocolate chip cookie… There any nuts in those?” “Nah, I don’t think so. They’re gluten free though.” “Cool.” “That’s four fifty-five.” “Debit.” He hands his card to the worker. “Just slide the card with the stripe facing me… … Continue reading Coffee Shop Conversation

My Best Worst Job

I used to work for a soulless financial services company. It was one of those places that will give you an advance on your pay and charge you high interest. Constantly I had to respond to criticisms from friends and strangers. A friend even offered to give me money to keep my low-end retail job instead of working at the payday loan store. Yet for … Continue reading My Best Worst Job