Well, it’s 2016. Like, eleven days into it. I have been negligent to my blog. I’m so sorry. Let me tell you about the things that are going on in my life right now. I have been stressed about money, I have been stressed about things that are indirectly somewhat dealing with money. And I’ll tell you right now, I am slightly drunk. Like on a scale of 1 to 10, I’m probably about a 6.75. Shhhhhhhhhhhh…. It’ll be okay, I promise. So my boyfriend and I are going to be moving in together sometime this year. Most likely around August…

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Blog Every Day Things

Sometimes I amaze myself with how productive I can be. Other days, not so much. Often, I am faced with the dilemma of being too productive, and thus not having anything to do at work when the store is empty. Really not that big of a deal, right? But we all know how slowly time can drag by when not actively doing anything. So here’s a list of all the fun things I do when I run out of things to do. Wipe the tops of the benches off Organize the sock bin Dance around to the music like I’m…

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Blog Every Day Things

Okay, I’ll admit it – I’m a big, fat, left-wing feminist. I have known this for quite some time, now, and I’m very much okay with it. I am pro LGBTQ* rights, pro abortion, pro marijuana legalization, pro Black Lives Matter, pro $15 minimum wage. When I was younger, my mother told me that everybody was created equal. It has become central to my belief system. Anymore I have learned that the media is biased, full of sensationalized bullshit, and lately it seems to be worse than I ever remember it being. At this point you may be wondering Who does…

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Blog Rants and Things

Working in the shoe store, I’m around the general public a lot, and like most businesses, we have our fair share of regulars. You get to know all of the insecurities any number of people could have, and a lot of the time, you can see the effect you have on their confidence levels. This week, I had the pleasure of interacting with a woman with whom I made a connection with the previous time she was in the store. I had been informed that the woman, who we’ll call Sue, had lost over 100 pounds. She never told me…

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Blog Rants and Things