Shopgirl and the Wiccan

Mall Goths, as they are most commonly referred, are an endangered species amongst the mall rat population.  Their rapidly dwindling numbers make the sighting almost picture worthy so that they may serve as a cautionary account for our future generations. It was February 2011 and I stood at the jewelry wall with my assistant, Clint, mindlessly stocking earrings.… Read More

The Plight of the Rice Hat

I was only a week or two into retail when I had my first incredibly awkward experience with a customer.  At the time the company encouraged employees to dress in the accessories in the store to make for a more immersive and fun environment for the customers.  So it was common place to walk into… Read More