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Entries Tagged as 'serving'

our interfaith, all-over-town Christmas

December 19th, 2007 No Comments

Garth and I were wandering around festive downtown Pensacola the other night and spotted several little angels, cardboard wings and sparkly pipe-cleaner halo included, headed towards a church with open doors. We decided to peek inside, and found St. Michael Interparochial School’s Christmas Pageant. It was adorable. The church was beautiful, and the parents were […]


pink or no pink?

December 23rd, 2006 No Comments

I’m serving at Red Robin again. It’s so annoyingly comfortable. After three straight shifts I smell like stale fries.



November 17th, 2006 No Comments

Ask a teacher why they teach and they will probably spout something about how much they love kids, or how passionate they are about thier subject, but deep down, the truth is, all teachers teach for the breaks. Holidays mean more work for those who work retail or restaurant jobs (I’m with you kids…I’ve put […]


my heart will go on

November 15th, 2006 3 Comments

2 gallons of paint. 13 random summer days. 6 cans of spray paint. 4 Gourmet Red Robin Burgers. I love all ya’ll at the Spokane Valley Red Robin!


Goodbye. again.

August 11th, 2006 1 Comment

Last night was my last night at Red Robin. again. Last time I left I made them this huge Oldenberg-esque stuffed BBQ burger made from my order slips. It is over 4 feet wide and sits atop the revolving doors in the lobby. If you’re ever stopping in to have lunch at the Spokane Valley […]


fifteen right things, and one that’s wrong.

July 20th, 2006 2 Comments

So many things in our lives are right. I served a table today, a family of six, who used the one thing that wasn’t perfect about thier meal to let it taint thier experience. One of thier milkshakes came out the wrong flavor- and even though it was remedied and a new shake was delivered […]


Nacho Libre, peach roses, and Zane

June 16th, 2006 No Comments

I jumped at the chance tonight to see Nacho Libre before it is officially released tomorrow. um- I like the teal and red. I love the simplicity of the scenes. I love the diy nature of Nacho and his sidekick. It left me feeling almost the same way as Napoleon Dynamite did…a mix of slight […]


Happy Seven Years Spokane Valley Red Robin!

May 24th, 2006 No Comments

I can’t hardly believe that it was seven years ago that I started working at Red Robin. We opened our doors seven years ago today. I’ve worked there longer than anywhere else, even longer than attending college. Tonight I took the crew these cookie burgers. They are super fun to make! They look really close […]


stuck on survive

May 17th, 2006 No Comments

I work too much. I force a smile. I don’t realize until the warm evening sunset hits me that I’ve been coasting all day and out of 362 smiles, only 5 were genuine. This bothers me quite a bit. I don’t want to live a common life. I don’t want this daily routine to dull […]



March 30th, 2006 1 Comment

Lately I’ve been muttering under my breath, “I hate this place”, as I walk through Red Robin. I really don’t hate it…I love it. I’ve been working there for almost seven years and it is comfortable and it feels like mine. But lately it’s been feeling too comfortable. So comfortable that it’s stifling. I’m not […]