Friday, March 14, 2008

Thing that made me smile this week

My official hire date for the (insert huge international store name here) in my hometown was March 5. I was hired as a part time employee but at a salary only a little less than I had been making before.

On March 13, I was called into personnel and asked if I would like to go to full time. Hurray! More hours and great benefits. My life is good.

The kicker? On the way out that evening, one of the greeters was talking to me. She wanted to know what department I was working in, etc. I told her and she said, "Oh, you're the young white girl they hired."

That's me. 54 years old and I am the "young white girl". I love my life this week.

Oh, and I am getting used to standing on concrete for long periods of time. Lil man only asked me once this week if he needed to hold the door while I crawled up the


I'm not sure how I forgot this but my week started off smiling when Alison gave me this. She always makes me smile, too!


Crown Princess said...

Give me an A..Give me a W..Give me an E..Give me an S..Give me an O..Give me an M..give me an E.. ..what's that spell. AWESOME!

Kim said...

Congratulations! I worked at a "bullseye" store one summer between school years. For about the first two weeks, my lower legs ACHED from standing HOURS on in the same place on concete, but after that, I hardly noticed anymore. It gets better!

Alison said...

Yea Sandy!!! congratulations!!! I am very happy for you!!

lisa marie said...

Sounds like a perfect week!

Anonymous said...

OOH. You young white thang! Way to go on the full time gig!

Pamela said...

You better get yourself some comfy shoes. I get tired just sitting on my bu.. hmmmm.

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