Lessons Learned From Waitressing

My theory is that at least 80 percent of people who go to college spend time as waiters or waitresses. The rest have rich parents.I took a year off college after my freshman year to think things over and to earn money. I spend that year as a server (as they're called now) and a cashier at a chain family restaurant notable for having large statues of juvenile males holding up hamburgers while wearing checkered overalls....more

The Kindness Litmus: How You Treat Your Waitress

In reply to WP Daily Prompt: Random Act of KindnessTell us about the time when you performed a secret random act of kindness — where the recipient of your kindness never found out about your good deed. How did the deed go down?Photographers, artists, poets: show us SECRET.  ...more

Non-Confrontational Guide To Getting Your Waitress' Attention

My waitress at lunch today was pretty damned inattentive.  Thankfully, she got back to us before I got to the cacophony....more