Category Archives: Work

Hi, I’m Allie. I’m here to help

I started volunteering. Finally. For a hospice center and an inner city after school program. Pretty different, but equally rewarding, I think. My responsibilities for the hospice center are pretty clerical. Arrange flowers, greet people at the door, try not to break down … Continue reading

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What next?

I’m toying with the idea of becoming a personal trainer. Or undercover investigator with PETA. Or a sports reporter (okay, I think that one’s gone out the window that was only cracked temporarily in the first place, but it was … Continue reading

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Greener pastures anyone?

I recently got fired. Oh yeah, that happened. Even though I was one of the awesomest, hardest working, loyalest little lackeys (it’s not -ies, I spell checked it) any business owner could hope to have at the end of their … Continue reading

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“Happy” Mother’s Day

As you may well know by now, I work in the service industry, managing a restaurant. As you may well know, or at least assume, Mother’s Day is a big day for brunch (and sometimes dinner). I didn’t work the … Continue reading

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Waiter, I’m a pain in the ass…

*DISCLAIMER* This post is harsh. But not at all untrue. There is some language that a lady should probably not use so freely, but (spoiler alert!), a lady I am not. I manage a restaurant. I have for about two … Continue reading

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