Twas the Eve Before Christmas: Retail Edition

It was the eve before Christmas and all through the mall not a patron was stirring, not down the halls. Plastic sacks hung by the cash wrap with care in hopes that our customers would hit with fanfare. The associates grumbled and then they said, the weather has shut down all of town, widespread. My assistant in a tiff and I with… Read More

Anonymity in Retail

Six Hammering Men These men represent the mall machine and their arms the monotonous routine.  Their simple movement is consistent  not conformed to the duplicated trade agent  but the shifting structure as a whole. Their hearts the gears and arms the metal; They are monotonous and eternal.  The mall; a looped track on turn over;  An operation of shrouded loss and return.  The shifting… Read More

Creative Blogger Award

I have been nominated for the Creative Blogger Award.  Again I find these awards as a sign that I am headed in the right direction and appealing to my readers, so I am quite proud of yet another accomplishment in the world of blogger recognition today  (Perfect timing, been a rough couple of days in… Read More