As in, “Busier than a.” Started a new job at the Amazon Distribution Center. (Read “‘Worst-kept secret’ in Colorado Springs leads to Amazon assumptions” to find out about the warehouse itself.) It’s actually a glorified, reinforced tent right now for unloading trucks and distributing merchandise. It’s a good job because all I do is work and come home. I like that. I do my work for fifteen dollars an hour and come home. The problem is getting back used to working graveyard shift again. I like the fast pace of the work and I like most of the management and most of my coworkers and am proud to work there. You can see a picture of the big tent at Gazette.com.
In my lifetime I have seen many retailers go by the wayside. Local businesses in my small hometown fearing the coming of K-Mart who in turn feared the coming of Walmart. Montgomery Wards and Sears, catalog shopping giants in their day, gone. Defeated by Walmart and I predict that unless Walmart makes drastic, sweeping changes they will be the next one to fall, likely to Amazon.
So, that’s my excuse. -ish. Just remember, when you are looking for blog posts that I owe you that never seem to happen, the good book says, “Be patient with me and I’ll pay