Really, the only thing I've been up to lately is work.
I got a just-for-fun very-part-time job at my favorite store in the mall. I've been "working" there for almost three weeks now. I'm the oldest girl who works there, which is a position I've never been in before. Strange. (Incidentally, I was marking things on my 2008 calendar yesterday, and I marked my 25th birthday. Huh. That's so weird. That was always the far-away time that I would use for long-term goals. Time just keeps moving.) So working there keeps me younger, I suppose.
Anyhow, I was going to post a funny story from each of the jobs, so here's the one from Job #2:
A lady was shopping in our store and came up to pay for her stuff. She was from California, she indicated in conversation. Where in California? We all wanted to know.
lady: By Ventura. (I think.)
Oh! My coworkers' cousins live out there. (Those coworkers are sisters.) What part of the area?
lady: In Stephen's Ranch (sp?).
coworker: [very friendly and upbeat] Does it keep you busy?
lady: [confused] what?
coworker: The ranch. Does it keep you busy?
lady: Um. We don't actually live on a ranch. That's the name of the city.
coworker: [really embarrassed]
Awkward closing of conversation.
We keep teasing my coworker, though, asking her, "Does it keep you busy?" with the same interested voice that she used. Funny.
My other job has been the same lately. Nothing especially exciting has happened there.
Part of my job is responding to emails that customers send us, and this morning I got a good one. It was spammy, but relevant to our site. Go figure.
subject: Pop ups!
No! No! No!
Forget ancestry, it's history. What about your future? Do you trust Jesus, the only one who can save your soul?
Who sends emails like that?