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Self Bagging at the Grocery Store

You know at the grocery store how you can pretend to be a check-out person? In theory, it’s a great idea. In actuality, it’s a terrible idea. 196 more words

Meijer: Self Preservation at the Self Check-Out

If you’re not familiar with the Michigan based marvel Midwesterns have grown to love called Meijer you’re missing out. You can buy a goldfish, grocery shop, fill a prescription, get an outfit and pick out a toy–among many other categories to make this retail giant a one stop shop (including a gas station and garden center). 526 more words


Library Orientation for Third through Fifth Grade

Just as I did for the early grades, I pondered what message I wanted our upper grades to take away from library orientation.  I wanted to of course give them some reminders about routines and procedures, but I wanted them to leave with a sense that the library was a place for all readers to connect with books.   671 more words


Welcome To Wal-Mart...Dummy!

I am addicted to Wal-Mart. I can go in the store and buy everything from groceries to gardening supplies. What is not to love? Well, I found out last week. 464 more words


My Chain Link Fence, or, How to Beat Your Head Against the Wall Trying to Find a Repair Part

There is a chain link fence around my back yard.  Chain link is not the most aesthetically pleasing type of fence, but it gets the job done and mine has been doing it since 1960 when the subdivision was built.  370 more words


Mysterious Blue Lights at the Library

There are two machines emitting a bright blue light on the main and lower levels… Fear not, library fans! They’re our fancy, new self-checkout machines! 255 more words

At The Library

Working For Free

Why I dislike store self checkouts:
1. I am not being paid by that store to be a cashier
2. I am not receiving any employee discounts for my work… 124 more words