Suzi (k00kaburra) wrote,
Suzi
k00kaburra

But yes, it did turn out rather nicely.

So on Friday, my boss asked me to do something with our window for Banned Book Week.

"Sure," I say, because I love dreaming up visual displays.  Unfortunately, that particular day was very busy due to a downtown "Wine Walk" event, so I don't have a chance to do anything but strip down the old display.  The window was basically empty.  It looked terrible.

I came in the next day for my shift, figuring I'd finish the window that afternoon.  As we're switching out, my coworker Buddy and I have the following conversation:

Buddy: Hey, have you met Cindy?
Me: Cindy who?
Buddy: The new employee.
Me: ...I didn't even know we had a new hire.  When did she start?
Buddy: I don't know, [Boss] said that she'd be doing the windows.
Me: ...are you sure that she didn't say 'Suzi'?  Because when I talked to her last night, I was doing the windows.
Buddy: No, she definitely said Cindy.
Me: ...
Buddy: I'm sure of it.
Me: Ok.


So I don't touch the windows.

I popped into the store on Sunday to pick up a roll of red paper that I needed for an art project.  I notice the window hasn't been touched.  Steve, the husband boss, is at the register.

Me: So...like, do you want me to come in tonight and finish the window?
Steve: Yes!  We don't have anyone else to do it.
Me: ...


I come in after hours, I do a pretty bang-up job getting the window looking awesome, I go home to bed.

The next day, when I arrive to set up for the Hobbit Day party, Buddy and I have the following conversation:

Buddy: Have you seen the window?
Me: Yes, I-
Buddy: Cindy did an amazing job!
Me: Thanks.  That was me. Suzi.
Buddy:  What happened to Cindy?
Me: **Headdesk**




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But yes, it did turn out pretty well, I think.
Tags: bookshopgirl, stupid dialogue, work
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