Friday, June 3, 2011

We Apologize for the Convenience: Scenes from Retail.

Me: "Hello how can I help you today?"

Woman: "I need a device that lets you hear the birds chirping outside from inside your house."

Me: "So......a window?"

Woman: "NO! I can't open my windows the air will get in! I want to hear the birds with all my windows closed!"

Is this actually a thing? Are there are enough agoraphobic birdwatchers that someone is making money off this device?


  1. Wow. I once was asked what time the 2 o'clock parade was at Disney World when I worked there...Like we would call it "the 2 o'clock parade" but not have it start until 3pm?...Yeah, the Mouse likes to jack with people. I almost respect you for having to deal with people like this all the time...almost.

  2. I think you should be able to put "psychiatrist, psychic, and lion tamer" on your resume now.