Monthly Archives: June 2013

Retail Bookstore Employee Chronicles #1: 50 Shades of My Little Pony

I picked up the phone last night, and what sounded like a middle-aged woman was at the other end. She asked me to look up two books. I asked for the title or author of the first. She replied, “Anything … Continue reading

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Today, I bought a 3-pack of durex condoms (on sale!) and wondered if I’d be able to make use of them before the expiration date. I miss smoking in general.

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Having Fun with Chemistry

Photo of the sky today on campus This summer I’ve been really happy to have the opportunity to peer mentor Chemistry 161 students taking summer school at Leeward Community College. I run two problem-solving sessions a week– on Mondays and … Continue reading

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Welcome to the World of Minimum Wage Retail, Babe.

Working nights in retail makes me wanna drink a beer. Here’s to not becoming an alcoholic! I had my first real-ish kinda day working in retail at one of the last booksellers left in the state of Hawaii. I’ll leave … Continue reading

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Peer Mentoring so far..

I started peer mentoring for CHEM 161 during summer session I. I’ve had two sessions with the class so far. The first time, there were about 9 people, I think. This time, they didn’t know I was coming. My bad. … Continue reading

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