Because I am out of wits and things to write about, I decided to take on Avery's six things. I have probably already done it, but I can do it again, no one reads the archives.
1. I hate coinage. Many of you know this. I just recently got a job at night when the Prof. is home. I have to deal with coinage. I have to (I almost can't bear to say it) pull all the pennies out of the register at night and count them one by one.
The guy training me: "So you just take out the various change, one by one, and count it, plug it into the register when your are done."
I nodded. Pick it up? Is he crazy?
I forget that other people don't have problems with this. I asked the Prof later that night if bringing gloves solely for the purpose of counting the coinage would look weird.
"Yes," he said.
"Well, there is hand sanitizer in the back room, I'll use that."
"Whatever, just don't bring gloves. People will think you are a freak and you will never live it down."
At Co-op on Monday the kids in Spanish class were prompted to count various items in baggies (all in Spanish). One of the baggies was filled with dirty, rusty pennies. I was assisting so I had to instruct and watch this madness. I told the kid to open the bag, pour out the pennies, count them. He did, but mid way he licked his finger for some reason, wiped his arm with the same finger that was licked, and left a dirty mark. I almost threw up all over the table. My stomach is churning just thinking about it.
And I will leave #2 for tomorrow since I have written quite enough already.