Volunteer? Is it all it can be?

Well, I kept my commitment. Despite the obnoxious lady who runs the place. See, I go into this local resale store that supports an animal shelter. They have a lot of craft junk. Last week when I was in there, I told one of the volunteers the craft stuff had grown so much you could hardly tell what is there anymore. So next thing I know I’m coming in the next Wednesday to start the project. For about 2 hours. With a chair. Well, the chair was a metal folding STOOL, not even a folding chair! And it was such a mess, so much stuff that didn’t belong in that department, and I just couldn’t stop. (I’m a Libra) Next thing I know the store is open and customers are stepping over me and on my work to get that one thing they think they want but then put back. So I cleaned up the area and went home. 3 hours. I was so sore I couldn’t do anything for the next day. So I have learned several things. a) People aka customers in general do not care about employees, paid or not. b) Don’t believe it when people tell you that you will get a discount. c) Stick to the time limit you set originally. d) Bring cash, they don’t accept checks. For now, goodnight.

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As the Wind Blows …

I really thought we were going to have a storm here, which is very unusual, til about this time of year. The end of June into July is our rainy season and we get some you know what kind of storms, if we are lucky. Otherwise no rain until November. But, as it was, we got a lot of wind – dry, hot wind. Our dog, Prince, who is not quite a year yet just stood in the yard as the wind blew looking around quite interested. Claire on the other hand has seen this before so she was under the shelter of the back porch roof. I knew something was coming with the way I’ve been feeling lately. What did the old folks used to say, my rhuematism was acting up. lol

We are supposed to do some yard work tomorrow a.m., but I’m not so sure now. I know I don’t feel up for it right now. I hope everything is nice where you are; your favorite weather, your favorite cold drink, and your favorite company. Until next time.