Today will be my last day at work... for an entire week. I'm expecting the 8 hours I spend on the clock to be... normal. By that I mean the Specialist who is leaving, will call off. This will 2 aisle associates and myself to run the department... the definitive word there is 'myself.' This is how life goes sometimes. It's not as though they're going to be pulling out my fingernails with a pair of rusty pliers. At 4:30 PM I will punch out, come home, and maybe take a ride on my bike. Mostly the week ahead is filled with... chores. The Specialist who is leaving asked me where I was going on my vacation. "Why would I want to go anywhere?" I asked. "There's a virus out there." I don't know why, but for some reason this idea has grown almost worldwide, that when you take time off... a vacation... you need to go somewhere and spend money... usually, lots of money; more than you earn in a week. I can guarantee that I will spend some money, but the dent in my savings will be minimal.
The Idiot Jerk in the White House signed some Executive Orders yesterday in an other episode of "Who Wants to be a Dictator." Neither party was going to budge, in fact I've read things which indicate both the Republicans and the Democrats wanted this to happen. The Republicans because they're slovenly drunk on the power they think the Idiot Jerk gives them, and the Democrats because these orders have no validity under the Constitution. We're a Democracy, not a right-wing dictatorship.
He's attempting to eliminate Social Security. Republicans have always hated the program. It's Socialism, they whine... yet they take advantage of it. They complain about Medicare, too, yet they use it and save money on their medical expenses. Just think, eliminating the Social Security tax until December benefits employers more than it does workers. Suddenly, they're getting another tax break, courtesy of the Idiot Jerk in the White House. Do you think they care about their employees, or how they're going to survive in their senior years? Absolutely not. Oh, sure, they'll say we have 401k retirement options, just don't lose your job, and pray nothing happens to the stock market.
Anyway, I took another picture of my Zins when I got home from work yesterday. They are quite colorful!