Cashier Commentary: Enough is Enough!

"I wonder what he's going to do with that."

One of my biggest laments about my job is that I don’t get any quality interaction with people.  As a result, I am sometimes jealous of those who do.  Having worked some retail and customer service in my past, I know that’s not all fun and games either.  But the day goes faster when you can talk to people and make them smile. Continue reading

Name a magazine you see at supermarket checkout stands

I read somewhere recently that “if people thought seriously, they wouldn’t read magazines.”  First off, just speaking generally, I think that’s a pretty big “if.”  But that aside, my question is, other than glancing at increasingly sensational, attention-grabbing  magazine covers while standing in line at the checkout counter to buy Cheerios (a guilty pleasure I’m sure at least 99% of us indulge in), is anyone doing any actual reading of these magazines?  Continue reading