Monday, May 26, 2014

In which he laments being a grownup

Somehow, campers, I'm in the midst of another stretch where I'm working 11 out of 12 days.  I don't advise this, in any field, but especially customer service.  Wandered into a Kobayashi Maru with a lady who claims our coolers aren't keeping milk cold enough, and that every milk she buys goes sour.  My response it didn't thrill her and she took my questions as treating her like a lying devil.  I wasn't treating her like a lying devil.  I am a fucking professional.  But, since truth is beauty, and beauty is in the eye of the beholder, it turned fucking unpleasant in a hurry.

I'd asked for one part of this "holiday weekend" off.  This afternoon.  My nephew turned 4 today.  Wanted to go to his birthday party.  But, we clusterfucked the weekend up with training sessions that we thought needed to be done next month but really needed to be done this weekend.  So, on top of a holiday, we're trying to do training sessions.

Rah Rah Ree.

We wander straight out of the holiday into an Inventory.  Which is fun.  I've got a good crew, and they're doing a bit toward getting us ready, a week out.

I say all that to say this:  It's a wonder I stay as fat as I do doing all the running, he says as he shoves another handful of chili cheese fritos into his maw.

I also say all that to say:  I miss my friends.

Thankful for the little bit I do get to see them.  Got to see my friend Julie last week, and meet her husband and kids.  That was cool.  

I don't get to see my best friend much.  He didn't get to go see Julie for sicknesses and his own having to be a busy asshole.

I don't get to see my girlfriend much, here lately.  She works like a botard, too.  Especially around holidays.

Didn't get to go to a friend's wedding this weekend, either.  Ain't that some shit?

I dunno.  Being a grownup sucks.

Yeah, we get to drive the cars, and watch all the internet porn.  (ALL THE INTERNET PORN).

But it ain't fun sometimes.

A lot, lately.

Thinking of a new gig.

May be time to stop thinking.


Blogger Tommy Williams said...

Having milk sour early is one of the best canaries in the coal mine for a refrigerator that is faulty. Her refrigerator probably seems cold to her but I bet its temperature is fluctuating or just outright failing to keep things as cool as it needs to.

4:03 PM  
Blogger Tommy said...

Yep. She wasn't having it, though.

4:18 PM  
Blogger Tommy Williams said...

I wouldn't do well in a retail job at all. I would be pointing out that other customers who buy the milk don't have the same problem and that she should verify her refrigerator is working by the use of a thermometer and possibly buying milk from another grocery and seeing whether that goes bad early as well.

4:50 PM  
Blogger sp1derwe66 said...

All dairy companies in this area have abandoned a process in milk production, which keeps milk fresh longer. Dean Foods just keeps trying to reduce it costs while screwing its customers.

6:32 PM  
Blogger sp1derwe66 said...

All milk companies in the southeast have abandoned an important process in milk production, that helps keep milk fresh longer. Just another way they can save money and screw the public at the same time.

6:36 PM  

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