Jobs I've Held Over the Years
Writing my Memoirs
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When we first retired here in Florida
I often frustrated my husband who was so solidly employed he worked for the same company all his working life, with just a stint in the Navy during his youth. He started at Sears, then after the Navy he got a job in Kmart management and worked for them until he retired. Kmart Corp bought Sears a few years ago and renamed the company Sears Holding, Inc. But I digress and that was him, loyal to a fault.
My favorite job was running the large library at a Christian school. I had student helpers but I had the full charge of the library. I held classes to learn the Dewey Decimal System and all about each category. I read my favorite books to all the classes through 7th grade during their library time.
Here is my list as I remember from age 16, each job has a good story behind it:
1. Copper Kettle Cafe - Waitress
2. Dairy Belle - Counter
3. Theater Concession sales
4. Jolly Burgers -counter
5. Sales Clerk, Hancock Fabric's
6. Gal Friday in a small office where I commuted to the city
Credit Bureau Reporter
Home Child Care
Certified Home Day Care
Baker at Bintz's Apple Farm
Librarian, Christian School
Word Processing Lab Assistant
Word Processing Clerk
Portrait Studio Manager
Front Desk Receptionist, Home Mortgage, Inc.
Front Desk Receptionist Realty office
Personal Assistant to the Broker at the Realty office
Baker, Amish cakes & noodles
Clerk, Dress shop
Relay Operator for the Deaf
eBay business owner (Shooting Star Seller)
Customer Service Operator, Nursery Catalog
From 16 to 56, forty years of working at interesting jobs!
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