The Missed Potential in Conversion Cameras

“It’s funny how much you pace when you are on the phone,” my district manager Auburn let out a quick laugh as I made my way through the checklist of topics to cover on our sacred weekly calls. “I forgot you could see me,” I spoke half laughing, half uneasy.  I felt like a specimen… Read More

The Case of the Blue Balls

Thursday nights were about preparing for the weekend, I wanted my store impeccable, and the biggest chore second to securing the Hookah count, was maintaining the massive inventory of Chinese Chi Balls.  Each with its own unique designs ranging from basic silver, to ornate golden knots on green, to crimson red Chinese symbols on a deep… Read More

That Time At ThinkGeek When I left Without Buying What I Wanted

Orange County is one of those awesome spots that texts you when it’s your turn at the DMV; This gives you room to wander, and wastes less time sitting around in a stuffy and overcrowded waiting area.  With the kids under the care of a babysitter I embraced my three hour wait wandering the Florida Mall without children… Read More

Taking a Bite Out of Crime

February 2010 Thursday morning was not my average Thursday, much less day of any kind. The store was opened forty minutes late due to my (ex) employee’s failed attempts to contact anyone about her sudden sickness. I was alone, and thrown off guard when I had shown up early to work to find the lights out in… Read More