I've been pinning away Christmas decor that speaks to me.
I keep being drawn to silvers and greens.
I think I'm starting to feel the pull to switch up all my holiday decor.
I've been doing a white tree with vintage shiny brite ornaments and vintage putz houses
and elves for quite a few years now.
I love my Christmas stuff and I have lots of it.
But I'm feeling an urge to change.
I will not be acting on this urge.
I have many beautiful holiday treasures and no money to try something else.
But I can admire all these beautiful images.
Do you change up your holiday decor every few years or just keep adding to what you have?
I just keep adding to what I have.
I survived three straight days at Target and now I will be at Pier One the next two.
Much shorter hours for that job.
And I love being around all the pretty stuff. Nice customers too.
So I got comfortable shoes to wear....and my feet hurt in entirely new spots today.
My toes went numb on both feet by end of day.
My ankles felt like I had twisted them.
It's bad....really bad. Not just a little uncomfortable but my feet feel like they are on fire.
Last night I worked from 5pm til 12:30 am.
Store closed at 10 pm. But the next two and a half hours were spent putting away things
that people had left around the store and returns.
I have always been good about putting things back when shopping but I always imagined
someone in the different departments taking their stuff and putting it away.
That is not how it works. Once the store closes and the cashiers clean up the front, they
all go to the different parts of the store to put away merchandise which involves walking all over
the store searching for where everything goes.
And you are so tired.
I also had to go out into the parking lot (it was freezing and I had no coat) and put away
shopping carts. I kept asking "where are the boys that do this?"
I guess they were loading new merchandise at the dock.
I will never ever not put something back in its proper spot.
The only thing that made it bearable was that the girl working with me
had torn tendons in her knee and she was struggling as badly as I was.
We were a fine pair.
Tonight as I drove home...I thought...always in my life I've said..."I might be having a rough time
but I still have my dignity".
Now that is shot too.
No more dignity.
I'm walking like a very old lady.