So I work(ed) at a Pub and Grill called the Local Tavern, its on the Capitol square in Madison WI. And there is nothing there I can eat, well, they do have some local salad greens, but other than that its all burgers, and deep fried cheese curds (you gotta understand, this is Wisconsin) and well, you get the picture... I mostly tend bar there, do a bit of serving as well. I don't drink, either, so...
Anyway I got FIRED today after I worked a full day, and a couple hours after my shift I get a call from the manager who says that the owner had a complaint about me from my Sunday Packer game bar tending shift. I know, I am so in the heart of beer and brat land where the Packers are a big part of our culture. I could care less about the packers....
So the Sunday shift was supposed to be just me alone, but the manager decided to put another bar tender on staff, so we were totally slow, and it was mainly people who work at another bar on the Capitol square who come in for the Packer's. Well, this other bartender also works at the other bar, too, so he was all schmoozing his coworkers, and there really wasn't much for me to do, so I took my lunch break, which consisted of about 5 or 6 bananas.
So someone complained to the owner that I wasn't really a good bartender because I was just standing around eating bananas while the other bartender did all the work. WTF? That person happened to come in while I was eating my lunch, had they come in while the other bartender was taking numerous smoke breaks, and I was pouring beers, or while he ate his greasy burger at the bar, would they complain about that? I think it really had to do with the fact that I peeled banana after banana until they were gone that made me seem like I was slacking off or something. I worked from 10am till 6pm, and I took ONE banana break that whole shift, and it wasn't really a break, because I was still present, and watching the bar while I had my lunch, like all the other bartenders do.
I can't be too pissed, because I was getting pretty grossed out serving that nasty food, and feeling a bit conflicted about it, but a job is a job. So now its time to take this as a sign, and start to focus on my textile work, and getting my business started.
Everything happens for a reason, and in an order for a reason. It may not make sense now, but it will in time. This is why I am so easy going, because I know that as long as I am putting good vibes out into the universe, the universe will take care of me. This is why I don't dwell on things that don't go as I hoped, because just because things didn't work out the way I wanted, doesn't mean they didn't work out the way they were supposed to.
I still can't believe it, though, I got fired for eating bananas!