The ‘weekend’ is kind of a contraction. It’s two days that make one thing. (Except when Maggie Smith says it, “What is a week end?”)
“It’s the weekend!” I’ve heard that happy phrase sung every weekend and have worked Saturdays almost all my adult life. I work in a grocery store and we get regular weekends off, in the winter when it’s slow, but I’m working all weekend; the closing shift today 3:00 to 9:00 then I’m in tomorrow 10:00 to 5:00. This is a lot of hours for me. Normally I would not be working tomorrow but my counterpart/co-worker is a big race car fan and tomorrow is the Daytona 500, that’s their Super Bowl, so I said I’d work for her. I’m off Monday/Tuesday anyway.
This weekend, Saturday/Sunday is one working unit. This morning I prepare for the next two days. Tonight I’ll get home about 9:30 and have to remember to rinse out my apron for tomorrow and make myself get to bed so I can get up and do a 7 hour shift. Scoff not, younger people, I’m 63 and that’s a lot of work!
Although it is two schedules it is in the same pay-period/ paycheque. A healthy shot of ‘hours/ dollars’.
Since this is Stream of Consciousness Saturday. ….. What’s up with The Weeknd’s hair? It has been the same for at least a year now. How does it not change? When will he change it? How long can it look exactly the same?
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Wow.. sorry for the longer hours and having to work all weekend. Good for you that you are working rings around younger people though. Great SoCS 🙂