Scattered to the wind

Last year and the year before, Mark and I were working at Wagon Trail Campground.  Had we been there this year, Monday would have been our last day of work and we would have likely been heading out yesterday.  All day Monday, I was thinking about my friends at Wagon Trail and wishing I could be with them at their staff party, but I’m not staff there anymore.   Continue reading

New job for next year!

I have already begun thinking about next year’s employment, and in fact, I have a new part-time job lined up for next summer.  Last year I went through the training to become a Certified Tourism Ambassador and I love talking about Door County, so what could be more natural than working in the Ellison Bay Information Center?  Here is something from the newsletter my new boss, Mickie Rasch, sent out: Continue reading

Learning experiences

Yesterday (Monday), I had my interview with Karen at Tea Thyme.  They had their Grand Opening last Saturday for the tea room and it was also open on Sunday.  Over the weekend, Karen and Lynn realized they will need more help, so they are giving me more hours.  As a result, I will be working twenty-two hours at Tea Thyme and about sixteen hours at Seaquist.  It’s a nice blend of jobs. Continue reading

An interesting turn of events

Tuesday and Wednesday were my days off, and that’s when I did all the job hunting I wrote about in my last post.  I believe I have been hired at Tea Thyme In Door County which is owned by the women that live across the street from us.  I’m to meet with Karen on Monday morning at 10:00 to firm that up a bit.  So far, they are talking about needing me for ten hours a week in the mornings. Continue reading