My job is talking to people all day. It's phone customer service, nothing special, but a lot of our customers are old people.

That was also the case for the last job. most of that was coaching folks over the phone on how to  use their computers to access our product. Which turned into teaching them about the Internet.

This job has turned into counseling old people on not living in fear.

One quick and entertaining piece of advice:

Be Max Brooks.


As for me, I come home from work, play solitaire, pet the cat, and go to bed.
I'm exhausted from talking people down from their fears. At least ten of those people hadn't spoken to anyone else all week And that was just today. 

I'm not doing much sewing. I will again soon, I do have some stuff I need for work, but I'm just worn out.

What I feel I am doing that is... [read more]