One of the day’s first customers called up, a few minutes after leaving the drive-thru, to complain. I overhead part […]
3. That’ll be two social credits, please
More on the subject of job security: I’ve found it helpful to think of it as a currency. I get […]
2. Refuge in…
Last time, I mentioned that what I’m doing right now — jotting down a word or two between bits of […]
1. This could be the beginning of…
So here I am writing a few words between customers. There are a few reasons for this.
It’s days like this, when I see that one assistant manager is trying to give another assistant manager a written […]
Why I keep changing Google accounts
I have a Google account, of course. It’s easy to not rely on Google, but hard to do without entirely. I’m old enough to have had a Google account for years […]
Games like this are why I don’t game much on mobile
I don’t remember what prompted me to install a mobile game last week. I’d read a listicle about decent mobile games, but this wasn’t one of them. I assume that, while I was checking one of those games out, I looked at Google Play’s recommendations and saw this thing, blandly called “Wood Block Puzzle.” […]
Stupid tiddler tricks: the DefaultTiddlers restore button
TiddlyWiki’s startup behavior is easily customizable. You open up $:/DefaultTiddlers and put in a list of what you want to have open, and those are the tiddlers you have open. To make it even easier […]
No longer a Mild-Mannered Retailer
A couple of days ago, I renamed my blog tag “Mild-Mannered Retailer”, with which I collected my stories of work-related folly, chicanery, and bullshit, to “Mild-Mannered Laborer”.
I did this because I’m not a retailer any more. […]
Why the plastic-bag ban is bad for me, personally
My local rulers recently banned the use of disposable plastic shopping bags. Their stated goal was to promote the use of reusable bags and probably something about the environment.
I was unhappy about this. I’m usually unhappy when technocracy rears its ugly, empty head, but above and beyond that, this has make my life worse in a few small but noticeable ways. […]