Category Archives: day job

A Quickie (Update, that is)

While I await the results of a few short stories out on submission and in between working on this year’s Christmas short stories and before I go back to work on one of my novels-in-progress, I thought I’d update here … Continue reading

Posted in books, christmas, day job, writing, zombies | Leave a comment

A Bit of Silliness

In a former life, I worked as a manager for a shoe store chain called Shoe Carnival.  Many of you in my half of the United States have probably heard of it, perhaps even shopped there.  They are built on … Continue reading

Posted in day job, silliness, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Christmas Passed

One of the downsides of working in retail is that you never really get to enjoy Christmas. For the most part, the holiday season is a manic blur that begins roughly near the beginning of October and concludes–fizzles out, really–about … Continue reading

Posted in christmas, day job, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Mental Fog Advisory

I have now completed my latest stretch of seven consecutive work days and I’m a bit tired. Working so many days in a row is one thing, but doing them in the peak of the holiday shopping season during a … Continue reading

Posted in day job, Uncategorized, writing | Leave a comment