Another day, a different route. The neighborhoods are more established. Not as shiny and new. Maybe it’s the timing. The early time of day or the proximity to Christmas, but you seem nicer now. I hop out, walk your flat driveway to the garage that’s open and slide your package inside with a courtesy “Hi, … Continue reading 10,000 Steps: One package at a time (#3)
I've taken a seasonal job with UPS as "Driver Helper". I've had several temporary and seasonal jobs in my travels, but this one is different. First, it's in my "home" territory and second, yoga pants and sweatshirts are acceptable attire. I knew if I was going to work for a pittance over the Christmas holiday, … Continue reading 10,000 steps: One package at a time (#1)
We closed the lodge today (Seasonal job at Yellowstone for those unfamiliar), so there's a lot of "last of's" and "stay in touch"es and even some weepy faces. I get it, I really do. I may have even experienced those emotions at some point, but right now...today...I'm just happy this is the end of this … Continue reading Cold and heartless?
As the season winds down here in Yellowstone, the overall mood among the staff is uncertainty. Uncertainty about where to go next, uncertainty about friendships, uncertainty about what to do with the remaining weeks in this awesome place. Meal time conversations are riddled with discussions about who has applied for which positions where, and whether … Continue reading Uncertainty