Chicago is overwhelming enough for me. The sights, the sounds, and constant stream of voices and activity between people, technology, and landscape. It’s practically an artwork of it’s own, one that I have grown to love, but at a respectful … Continue reading
Since starting my full-time job as a graphic designer, I’ve found myself relying on reading energy. The energy of people, the energy of a room, the energy of collaboration. Trying to gauge how much energy people are investing into projects. … Continue reading
After several months of waiting and waiting, I had thought the ship had sailed. I was convinced and disappointed. It was a great position.
“It’s 4:30.” “Is it really?” We all looked at each other and laughed. We were having so much fun we had forgotten to keep track of time.
“Hey. What’s the reason that girls didn’t get moved yesterday?”
I’ve been out with people nearly every night this week. Which is odd for me. As an introvert I’m almost always isolating myself to give me plenty of time to recharge, especially since I work in customer service and spend … Continue reading
“Will you always be here to help me with this?”
“Well, no, this is one of those things you really ought to be self sufficient at eventually.”
She tightened her lips. I knew she didn’t like that response. That’s the way these things go though. When you work in the retail industry your Visual Manager isn’t always there to get things done. She should know that. She’s worked retail before. Continue reading
“We got a lot done today.” She rolled her eyes and I made a questioning face at her. “He doesn’t think we did. He thinks we just wasted that last half hour doing nothing. He doesn’t believe in collaboration.”
Shoppers filled my line as I rang at the register. The day blew by between the fast pace and the rude customers I attempted to dodge. With each passing moment of forcing my smile, I found my face hurting more … Continue reading
As I drove home today, I watched the water in the lake undulate with great effort. Obvious signs of freeze tipping each wave as the chunks of ice and slush washed over the snow drifts at the shore and danced … Continue reading