The Future of Retail – A 100 Word Story

“Hello Mr. Brotherton, welcome to our store,” has been replaced by “Please make a selection from the following menu.” Instead of feeling the fabric, checking to see how easily it wrinkles and finally taking it to the fitting room. I get, click here to add to your cart. What once was, “That color looks good …

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100 Word Snippet – My First Funeral

  I wondered why people felt the need to express their opinions about his appearance. They strolled by the casket like they were out shopping the fresh produce isle at the market. I watched as a few gathered the bravado to touch a hand; some patted his chest and one old women, I had no …

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Sharing is Not Always a Good Thing.

So...one of the side effects of cashiering in the retail environment  is that we get to meet thousands of people every day. In the time allowed, we share little snippets of their lives. Sometimes we laugh. Sometimes we cry. It's creative inspiration for a self proclaimed poet.  But the two things we share the most, is we …

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Another Rant on Things No One Else Gives a Shit About

I overheard some co-workers the other day talking about how they can’t wait to go snow mobile riding this weekend. Here it is -19 Degrees (F) with a wind chill of under -40, snow and ice up to my nether region, and they want to go riding. Let me run a little test here…how old …

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