Doesn’t anyone want to WORK any more?

Williams-Sonoma has been hiring for several weeks now and everyone they interview wants to work on the sales floor rather than in the stock room, even though we in stock earn $1 more per hour than the sales associates do.  Last week they thought they had a couple more people hired to work in stock, but the people never showed up and didn’t even call. Continue reading

New glasses

Today Mark took me to Sturgeon Bay to pick up my new glasses.  You may recall that my old glasses got badly scratched when I had my bicycle accident several weeks ago.  I’ve been using my long distance glasses for the last several weeks, but I’ve been going nuts and getting headaches trying to see anything around the distance of my laptop screen.  Mark took pictures of this momentous occasion:

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Bicycle accident

Mark has been in Appleton doing a training for veterans for the last couple days, and he took the truck with him.  He’s been staying in a Motel 6, but he’ll be home tonight.  When he walks in the door, he’ll be in for a big surprise! Continue reading

In the midst of a remodel and stuff

Mom reminded me today that it’s been a while since I’ve written.  First of all, we’ve been in the midst of a remodel, and that being so, we haven’t gotten out much.  However, I thought you might be interested to see what we’ve been working on.

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We’re certified!

Our boss is the greatest!  Kathy paid for everyone on staff who wanted to to get trained as a Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA).  Mark and I went through the training today at The Clearing in Ellison Bay.  But first, a woman from The Clearing gave us a tour of the campus. Continue reading

My take on things

Mark mentioned in his guest blog that I was feeling overwhelmed a few days ago.  More on that at the end of this post, but for right now, here are some of the shots I took of the boat tour Tim gave us: Continue reading