Monday, May 28, 2012

A Full Plate

Hello..Let me introduce myself.  I'm the person who is supposed to be posting on this blog.   Let me tell you life has gotten crazy!  I mentioned the Cedar Creek store (which is actually in Mabank) getting a new space, well I have been traveling down there every week to help out with getting th store ready for the grand re-opening.  I'll try to take pics and post them (snicker).

Also, the oldest child is graduationg high school next weekend.  I know I'm going to blubber like an idiot and I'm totally dreading it.  He's headed off to college in the fall, and I will probably be a total mess.  You would think that I would be used to it by now since the child is never ever home anymore.  Plus, he has finally admitted to a girlfriend...and she's real, I actually met her.

All the family is coming in for the graduation and it should be complete and total chaos.  Maybe I should take a few days off to recuperate.  I need that anyway, I've been working 60+ hours as it is.  I absolutely love my job though, I never thought working at Goodwill would be so fun.  Everyday is a new adventure and even though some days are spent chasing my tail, it's never dull.  When it gets particularly crazy and I'm about to lose every shred of sanity, I just remind myself of the people I have met that Goodwill helps.  I know it sounds like I'm on a soapbox, but there are people out there who have turned their lives around with the help of Goodwill.

I've set my sights on a new building for my little store.  There aren't any suitable buildings in little 'ol Mineola so I'm making my pitch for a newly built store.  I've got a good chance as long as I keep sales up.  This month my store is #2 in sales, not too shabby.  I'm gunning for #1 next month.  I even found an awesome piece of property along the main highway in Mineola.  I can already see the building in my mind, and it's awesome!

I hope everyone has a great Memorial day!

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CookinsForMe said...

So did you get your store opened in the new location? If so, where is it? I get to Mineola fairly often and would love to visit!

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C Grady said...

You are fairly close to my neck of the woods. Did you get your store open?

Steven said...

Small world it is..Cedar Creek Lake..very familiar with the area..I clicked at the top NEXT BLOG and here you are..small world indeed..Mesquite native here..

Steven said...

Ahh cedar creek..My aunt lives in Cherokee Shores..

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