Tag: economy

Why I don't miss working as 'holiday help'

By all reports, the roaring economy has made retail stores desperate for seasonal workers, or what used to be called “Christmas help.” This brings back memories of my own adventures working in retail during the holiday season. The first was in the 1980s, when I was an 18-year-old college freshman. I took a job at... Read more »

Talking About my Generation

When a member of the so-called millennial generation attempts to defend their demographic against accusations they are entitled, narcissistic and solipsistic, they often end up just reinforcing the notion that they are indeed all those things. To wit: A millennial writer who shall remain unnamed was whining in an online publication which shall remain unnamed... Read more »