Working Retail: A Christmas Story

‘Tis the season for spending quality time with family, baking Christmas cookies, watching The Christmas Story TV special on loop and of course all of the shopping. Families pack into malls and other brick and mortar shops to search for that perfect something for their loved one as anticipation and a hint of anxiety hangs in the air. Shelves of hot items are bought up quickly to be replaced with the newer inventory at a later date. It is during this wonderfully festive time that one hardly thinks to themselves, “Huh, someone has to straighten up this display, I should pick … Continue reading Working Retail: A Christmas Story

The Carr Fire

I don’t even know how to start writing about one of the worst fires NorCal has ever experienced if not the absolute worst. A part of me feels wrong speaking out about this because I am one of the lucky ones who to still has a house to go home to and power at this time to even write this, but regardless this fire has affected all of us in a way we won’t soon forget. I remember getting the call from my mom on Monday, July 23rd saying she was stuck in Redding after finding out 299 had been … Continue reading The Carr Fire