A job is a job and check is a check 

Ms. Chrisette Michele. I read your open letter to basically black people about why you are singing at Trump’s inauguration.  While I applaud your words, I think you may have forgotten that is what minorities always have to do. We are constantly building bridges whether we realize it or not. We have had to constantly…

Hello. It’s me. 

Good afternoon.  Well last night was the current Potus last speech to the nation. He went back to Chicago where he started  his campaign over 8 years ago. He told of what was accomplished and we as the American public need to accomplish.  That right there. What we that American people need to accomplish. For…

” I have an Opinion”

Yesterday, one of my  coworkers posted a video on her Facebook timeline. It was a video about living in one place versus another. My coworker’s opinion was that how can you actually have an opinion when you have not gone out and actually experienced the city. I stated that is how we function these days….

Uncomplicated Friendships

You know what’s funny? These days having friendships can be somewhat complicated. We are so much hardwired on our phones that that actual forms of communication. I was born in 1976 so growing up in the 80’s having friendships meant actually face to face or talking on  your corded phone being the next best thing. …

Welcome to “The Real”

Good morning. It is November 9th 2016 and we have a new president-elect. His name is Donald J Trump. Yes we have once again elected someone who has who was seen as more star than political pundit. We have elected someone who has had multiple marriages. We have elected someone that has brought out America’s…

” I need to touch or smell it”- story 4

Now, I know that when you go out and shop, you sometimes have the ability to touch items. But in retail, it seems humanity is the epitome of bad touch.  Time:  1:09 pm Location : Midwest Store: (protected) Area of store : Beauty Observation: There is huge shelf of fragrances.  Most are secured in an…

“I found it like this”- story 3

Working in retail, you will get used to a series of messes. This story is no exception.  Time: 10:23 am Location : NYC  Store: ( protected) Area of store : Coats Observation: Two women decided to try on coats. As they are trying on they just decided the hangers were not good enough. They proceeded…

“But I’m on the phone” – Story 2

Cell phones have made our lives easier but they have also increased the level of rudeness in people.  Time: 12:34 Location: Midwest Store 😦 protected) Area of store: Cash Register Observation: I was covering someone’s lunch break at the cash wrap. I have rung at least about 15 people before she arrives. I hear the…

“Bag lady” – Story 1

People watching has always been a favorite pastime but working in retail only enhances it. Unfortunately, it is not in a good way. I have decided that it would be fun to just talk about the random things you see as someone who works in retail. ( Names have been changed or added to protect…

Queen of the Queen City

Jameka Whitten is one of the most intelligent human beings I know. She is also extremely funny and will always be a Brooklynite no matter the fact she grew up down south. ( YEAH MEKA, I have told you this before). She has her own business but has always been a hustler. Jameka has always…

Staring into oblivion 

Today, someone decided to tell me not to be angry. Now, most New Yorkers I know who have grown up there have had this resting bitch face before it had a name. I have always had a problem with having a smile on my face. I always feel your feelings should be genuine. This however…

Share and share alike

In this new day and age, we all are beginning to feel that each of our beliefs and opinions are so important.  This no more so than with religious beliefs.  I do not have issues in the sense of religious beliefs. What you believe is personal to you and only you. What I do have…