Musings

Backhanded Compliments

I was working the arduous Saturday shift at my library when they walked in: a little girl, a tween, and the woman I assume was their caretaker. They were ready to check out some fine literature when the little girl struck up a conversation with me. And then she told me I was pretty. I… Continue reading Backhanded Compliments

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Musings

Are the Little Monsters Back in School Yet? A Christmas Break Rant

My job at the library requires me to answer the phone. Usually, when I pick up, someone wants to renew their books, ask if we have a specific book, or inquire about something that could easily be found on our website. Once in a while, I get a wrong number or someone I don't understand,… Continue reading Are the Little Monsters Back in School Yet? A Christmas Break Rant

Musings

I Need Creepy Old Man Repellent

It was a foggy October morning, but the weather wasn't unpleasant. I was wearing bright pink socks, which, as a girl who usually wears black from head to toe, was a change. I didn't mind it though. I was feeling kind of pink. Every time I looked down, I was reminded that today might be… Continue reading I Need Creepy Old Man Repellent

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Life Condensed

30 Day Writing Challenge - Day 12 Bullet point your whole day. Woke up Was excellent Went to bed My life can easily be condensed to a series of bullet points which I find depressing. It's good for organizing my day, but pathetic in every other sense. My alarm went off I was immediately confused… Continue reading Life Condensed