be my guest

I love this guy’s blog and his post today is a perfect example of why.


caricature man     I suppose that it doesn’t , in the overall scheme of things , make much difference , but there’s something that bothers me when I go into shops these days . I’m not a great lover of shopping so I avoid the problem most of the time ;   don’t do daily shopping or anything like that . And grocery stores , where I can be found more often  , don’t yet do it .

” Next guest ! “carosel figure

We ordinary  store customers , as it happens , have been switched at some point from run-of-the-mill ,   customers to ” guests ” .  It used to be : The Customer is Always Right . But , I have to assume , that ain’t the case no more . There are no more customers who might be right . We are now “guests” who , for some…

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About Dan Antion

Husband, father, woodworker, cyclist, photographer, geek - oh wait, I’m writing this like I only have 140 characters. I am all those things, and more, and all of these passions present me with opportunities to observe, and think about things that I can’t write about in other places. I have started this blog to catch the stuff that falls out, overflows and just plain doesn’t fit the other containers in my life.
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5 Responses to be my guest

  1. Marc says:

    More often I hear “Can I help the next?” It doesn’t seem like they can decide what to call us anymore, what with all the stupid euphemisms.

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  2. loisajay says:

    How about “did you find everything you were looking for?” Just for the heck of it one time, I said, “No.” Nothing. Just kept on packing up my groceries…..Oh, yes. Have a nice day.

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