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It's raining, not a lot, but it is also windy. We have kittens, all of whom disappeared the last few days. They returned today, curled up in a ball, avoiding the weather with each other. My to do list today consists of small items, one of which I am dreading,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
I see the many faces of humanity during my work day. Kind, caring, ignorant, angry, and humble Just to name a few. A smile for a customer normally receives a smile in return. Except for yesterday. A woman came in, declaring she hated the world. I chatted with her, she... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
On vacation recently in Alexandria Bay, Thousand Islands, we have a lower level room near the pool. The pool was supposed to be heated, but the were almost ice crystals in it. In the upper room was a family with very loud and rambunctious children. Lots of them. At 10... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
I am sure you have all noticed that I haven't put anything original on my blog in months. I got tired of complaining/writing about the same thing. I didn't write about Blonde Boss being moved into a new position, traveling store to store to work with people in different stores.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
Posted Jun 11, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
Posted Jun 11, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
Handle every stressful situation like a dog... If you can't eat it or play with it.... Pee on it & walk away.... ~ ♥ ~ Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
Seriously, don't make a comment to me if you don't want the answer. This has happened so many times lately. One customer told me how her cashier would not let her use the savings card of the man in front of her, they were together, but the cashier was not... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
Luv this... Just had to share! Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
Still here... 6:10pm! Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
Older customer is at the register with a bag of meatballs. Tells the cashier that she wants a raincheck for them. She brought the bag to the register so that the raincheck was written for the right thing. I went over to talk to her, find out what it was... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
My first customer walks up with the black plastic container that we use to display our daffodils in our floral department. He sets the entire thing down on my register belt. I told him I would get some flower bags and would be right back. He says.. Don't they come... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
I have asked to no longer be a Key Keeper. I didn't go about this without a lot of thought. It has just become difficult to be at work and not be totally stressed out. Our hours have been cut. People call off constantly and the shifts are not filled.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
Really? I mean really? At a pancake breakfast this morning I was serving coffee, juice & milk along with clearing tables and resetting them as needed. At one point a family came in, got their breakfast and made their way to a table. The grandmother asked the 3 yr old... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
Poor Husband had to listen to me for fifteen minutes when I got home from work today. We had a call off, covered by someone who didn't know how to run the Robots, no one to run the front end if I did gas station break and managers saying everything... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
A customer who has previously scared the crap out of me by opening my van door and popping her head in the passenger side to compliment me on my bumper stickers stopped at my van again the other day. I was on break and she starting telling me about how... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
Some times I wonder why I even try, then I get comments like the one I got today. Boss's Boss walks up the aisle in front of me & I smiled at her. She comes closer and says thank you. I said thank you? She says yes, thank you, she... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
Bakery Person pages for Asst Manager Man.. then proceeds to yell at him from register 7's phone, with customers & employees alike staring at her like she has gone bonkers! On she goes about how customer care has gone way down, employee satisfaction is low, then about how her baked... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
No Lover's Lane at register 7 today, thankfully. Crazy busy with Valentines Day. After leaving work I popped into a discount store in town looking for a certain item for Husband. One of the regular customers from our store walked past me, stopped and all serious, looked at me and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
Rysellers is now following Sammual James McLoughlin
Jan 27, 2011
We have a bank inside our store. They are not our employees. They are not a part of our company. And so, when bank customers come in and get upset because the bank isn't open, it is not our responsibility to make them feel better. The bank opens later in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
An older woman came into one of the cashier lines and proceeded to tell her about rolls that she couldn't find. The cashier did not understand her, so she flashed her light for me to help her. I went over and had the woman tell me what she was looking... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
Little old man walks up to me, with two boxes of raisin bran cereal in his hands, tells me, he has been having terrible trouble going to the bathroom, and do I think this cereal would help? It was all I could do not to laugh. I told him I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice
Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there, I do not sleep. I am in a thousand winds that blow, I am the softly falling snow. I am the gentle showers of rain, I am the fields of ripening grain. I am in the morning hush,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2011 at Vonnie's Voice