Tag Archives: Manners


“It’s the last one!” “I found it first! My days at Phipp’s are nothing more than a vehicle for entertainment, filled with oddities that might seem outlandish for the ordinary folk, but to us retail employees, it’s all part and parcel of the job. Though I desperately need to find employment elsewhere (a job with […]


Ghosting. It’s a term we use now to vanish from people we choose to disassociate ourselves with. The affected party’s texts are ignored, calls go unreturned, dates cancelled. It sucks. It’s unfair. It’s cowardly. It’s also the epitome of incivility. I believe if you’re pissed off, say so. Or don’t want to hear from someone […]

There Are No Tears In Retail

Working in retail is not for the faint of heart. Seriously. One must brace oneself against heartbreak and disillusionment with society, and humanity at large. Thankfully, my coworkers are right there with me, ready to listen to the latest tales of incredulity. We all suffer abuse regularly, but we’re used to it. Tough, even. G’wan, […]