More Lines On Your Face


One of the things I love about my job is that I occasionally get to meet customers who are obviously looking in some kind of magical bathroom mirror that reflects what they want to see, rather than what’s there.

Having been in the cosmetic industry for over 26 years, I’ve learned how to be tactful when consulting with a customer about the condition of their skin.

No one (especially those who are moving up in age) wants to hear that their skin looks worn and tattered.

Therefore, I will always point out the positives of a customers skin first, then gently move into suggesting products that will assist in reversing skin damage and also prevent future damage. I will NEVER ask a customer their age because that’s just not cool.

A few days ago, a gentleman walked up to the counter at which I was selling a new line of men’s skincare; inquiring as to what shaving product I would recommend for him.

He was a nice-looking guy who must have been somewhere in his 40’s, but his skin showed severe signs of early aging - deep wrinkles, uneven texture, and sun damage.

I started by first asking what kind of skin he had - was it normal or sensitive?

He said, “Sensitive.”

So, I suggested a shaving cream because a cream is better suited for someone with sensitive skin. But he immediately cut me off, “No, no, no….I don’t want to use a shaving cream, I prefer to use a shaving gel.

I asked, “Why?”

He said, “Because I like a gel better.”

I replied, “Well, you said your skin was sensitive, therefore I’m suggesting a shaving cream because it gives more cushion to the skin, thus less razor burn and irritation.”

He retorted, “I realize that, but I always think of OLD men using a shaving cream.”

That was my first clue this guy was fighting the clock.

I said, “OLD men??? (laughing) I’ll have you know that “I” use this shaving cream and I’m not old.”

Where upon he blurted, “I know you’re not old, but you have more lines on your face than I do.”

*excuse me????*

That was my second clue this guy had been looking though a magical bathroom mirror which made things appear smaller than they actually were.

But instead of telling him what I really thought of his WORN and TATTERED skin, I simply said, “Okay….let me recommend a great shaving gel.”

And after he walked away with his purchase, I thought about what I truly wanted to say to him.

I wanted to say….

“Do you have any idea what your skin REALLY looks like?

My lined RECTUM!”





Wishing you a line-free weekend everyone!



X

63 comments

  1. If he comes back in again you might suggest some spackling paste. Let him know he can fill in all the lines on his face, then he can safely use whatever the hell he wants for a shaving product.

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  2. Val DaggattOctober 14, 2011

    Cheeky git. I would have been tempted to punch him in the face. It might have created another line or two but who cares. Now, Ron, about my skin ... can you help? Actually I'm only just beginning to show lines on my sensitive skin ... and I ALWAYS use the best creams. My secret was to give up washing the face with soap and ALWAYS creaming morning and night. I've done it WITHOUT FAIL for over 30 years and, as the saying goes, the proof of the pudding is in the eating. Not that I get many folk wanting to eat my face ...........hahaha not these days. Hope you too have a fantabulous weekend.

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  3. ...ha,ha,ha and "ewwwww!" *shudders* Well, I couldn't do what you do on a daily basis dear Ron, I applaud you for being so tactful and kind. I know you HAVE to if you want to keep your job but seriously, I couldn't do it. I guess I would've let the fellow know what I thought by not saying a word at all by grimacing and raising an eyebrow at his comment, "“I know you’re not old, but you have more lines on your face than I do.” - whatta douche. :o\

    ...My husband has sensitive skin and he uses a cream vs. gel and he loves it. And he never gave it a thought as to it being an "old mans" thing or not, which I never did either until this post. Funny how people think, they get caught up in these labels and in doing so end up missing out on what is best for them in the long run. Crazy.

    ...Here's hoping you have a wonderful day my friend and a simply fantastic weekend! And thank you for always commenting over at my place, it is appreciated far more than you will ever know! (((you))) ;o)

    ...Blessings :o)

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  4. Hey there Ronnie,

    Oh boy;one of the two men in this tale has to grow up... It certainly is not you!
    Deny your skin problems in front of a vendor and say what he did is a jerk attitude... You handled it as correctly as you could; right- show him a shaving gel and get that one walking!

    Sincerely, if I had a qualified vendor as you recommend a product so I may improve myself a bit and feel better, I would consider it as professional advice and not a personal judgement.

    I think that we should not let the "Alice is Wonderland" children phase us. If they had their way, we would all need to do face lifts or body treatments just to be 20 again, going on 50 or 60...

    Big hugs and have a good evening after your long day!
    XO

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  5. LOVE this post! That is the one thing that I don't miss about working in retail. People can be so disagreeable and insulting, and it seems they don't even realize they are doing it.

    Your lined rectum???? Bwahahahaha! God, I hope my skin never looks like anyone's lined rectum. If it does, I hope to be able to find one of those magic mirrors you spoke of.

    Have a fantastic weekend, Ron!

    XOXO

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  6. ExpatFromHellOctober 14, 2011

    Maybe this customer had a different concept of the word "face"! Another satisfied shaving cream user here, as well as another satisfied commenter to your terrific postings. Have a great day! EFH

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  7. I assumed that usually older men are not that vain. But then seriously, how many people watch him shave that he insists on using gel ?

    Wouldn't a can of shaving cream/gel be in an obscure everyday place in the bathroom and no one would care to notice ?

    Intriguing !

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  8. I had NO IDEA that anyone thought shaving cream was for old men?? My husband has ONLY ever used shaving cream! He thinks the gel doesn't work!

    I'm wondering if what you encounter is more likely to happen with men? Most women look in the mirror and think they look WORSE than they really do!

    Have a super-de-duper weekend, Ron!~

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  9. oh my - another customer just full of tact! What a rare breed that must be. I am not sure how you do it, but that skill of just moving through the transation of the product sale, politely disengaging, it's an admirable skill. That gentleman sounds like a real piece of work. I suppose he (and others like him) pop in from time to time just to stir it up. They help me keep some perspective.

    Hope the rest of your day today unfolds without extra drama. Sending positive energy! xoxo, Diane

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  10. Wow, Ron, you met a real butthead! I'm glad you were so tactful, but clearly there's no way of getting this loser out of Fantasy Land. Let him gaze into his magic mirror until his face sags to the floor! Meanwhile, have a great week, buddy!

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  11. Thank goodness we're often able to restrain from saying what we REALLY think. When people say things like he did, they are trying to convince themselves and really want to convince others of what is soooooo NOT true!

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  12. You should get little sample sizes of Preparation H to slip into the bags of those really difficult (anal) customers. haha
    Hey, you know what I use for deep wrinkles and uneven texture... PHOTOSHOP!
    Wow, being in sales must be so interesting and you've got to have the right personality (and excellent training too probably) to do it because I'd probably feel insulted and get upset. Or a bit snarky. ;)
    Bravo to you for handling that situation perfectly.

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  13. P.S. Have a wonderful weekend!!!
    Ron finally has a whole weekend off. We might take Alex out for a day of fun. :)

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  14. Maybe you should have advised that he simply not shave and grow a full beard. Winter is coming, ya know. It would keep him warm.

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  15. I sometimes wonder where these people get their magic mirrors because I want one that shows me skinny instead of with the rolls I have. And I wonder if the magic mirror can get rid of my Cruella de Ville streak and make my boobs look perky again? Who cares what everyone else sees? I can just use a little ego boosting every once in a while.

    My lined rectum! HA!!! I love it!

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  16. I am sure your rectum looks MUCH better than his face...I'm just sayin!

    The next time I have to haggle over a car price, will you come with me? And if they won't go down in price, we can both strike that same pose at them!

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  17. Oh I have a sister exactly like that! She is younger than me but looks much older. I think it has a lot to do with her life. She is a very negative person who is always ill (if you know what I mean). She always suffers more than anyone else etc. Over the years it has reflected in her face and she has quite a few wrinkles. The problem is that she dyes her hair dark brown, which she still wears long and straight, as she did when she was a young girl. She copies everything the stars use and wear. She spends a fortune on all the products she uses and is absolutely convinced that she looks like she's still in her 20's, often telling us that people say that to her all the time. She truly can't see that, not only has she aged (at 63), but the died hair and style makes her look harsh too. It must be a magic mirror.

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  18. "No one (especially those who are moving up in age) wants to hear that their skin looks worn and tattered."

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't we ALL moving up in age? Unless we're Benjamin Button, of course. Curious case, that one...

    I don't envy you your job, Ron - not when it comes to dishing out the truth!! Probably the only thing worse would be having customers in a lingerie shop ask if that teddy they think looks so good on them actually, umm, really does look good on them.

    It's why I could never be a good salesman. I'm a horrible liar.

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  19. Hey there Bijoux~

    "My husband has ONLY ever used a shaving cream! He thinks the gel doesn't work!"

    Me too! I can't stand using a gel. I end up with more razor burn and irritation. My beard is too heavy for a gel.

    I think you may be right about that. Most women do think they look worse than they really do. Having been in the beauty industry for so long, honestly, I find that some men can be VERY vain.

    Thanks so much for stopping by, dear lady! Have a super-de-duper weekend!

    X

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  20. Hey there Jaffer~

    "But then seriously, how many people watch him shave that he insists on using a gel?"

    I think it must be more of an 'internal thing' with him. It's what HE thinks of himself as OLD.

    "Intriguing!"

    Aren't people interesting?

    Thanks for stopping by, buddy! Always so great to see ya. Enjoy you weekend!

    X

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  21. Howdy Expat~

    "Maybe this customer had a different concept of the word "face"!

    Bwhahahahahhahahhaha! HILARIOUS! Yeah, I think he DID!

    I use a cream too. Shaving gels just don't give me the cushion and comfort that a cream does.

    Thanks so much for stopping by, pal! Always great to read your comments.

    Have a super weekend!

    X

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  22. Hey Melissa~

    You were in retail too???? Isn't it FUN?????? HA!

    "People can be so disagreeable and insulting, and it seems they don't even realize they are doing it."

    You said it girl! And god forbid 'we' say anything to them that remotely resembles an insult - OY VEY!

    "I hope my skin never resembles a lined rectum. If it does, I hope to be able to find one of those magic mirrors you spoke of."

    Bwhahahahahahahhahha! Me too!

    GREAT seeing ya, girl! Thanks so much for stopping by. Have a fantastic weekend!

    XOXO

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  23. Hey there Barbara~

    Thank you, my friend.

    OMG....I was so SHOCKED at his "line" remark I could only LAUGH! I honestly don't think he even thought about what he said before saying it because he got all red in the face.

    It's funny, because customers will always ask our opinions and recommendations, but they often resist it. So, I usually just give them what they want.

    "I think we should not let the "Alice Is Wonderland" children phase us."

    You said it, my friend!

    I truly believe in taking care of your skin, but there is only so much a product will do. They rest is acceptance.

    Thanks so much for stopping by today, Barb. Hope you have a terrific weekend!

    ((((( Barb ))))))

    X to you and D!

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  24. Gooood morning dear TJ~

    "I know you HAVE to if you want to keep your job but seriously."

    I know, sometimes I find myself biting my tongue - HA!

    "I know you're not old, but you have more lines on your face than I do" - whatta douche."

    OMG....I CANNOT believe you used the word DOUCHE because when I first wrote this post, I actually wanted to call him a DOUCHE. I kid you not!!!

    "Funny how people think, they get caught up in these labels and in doing so end missing out on what is best for them in the long run."

    You're so right. That's why I will always give my professional recommendation, but the choice is ultimately the customers.

    Thanks so much for stopping by, dear lady. Always such a joy to read your comments. You're a GEM!

    Have a glorious weekend!

    (((( YOU ))))

    X

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  25. Helloooooo Valerie~

    "I would have been tempted to bunch him in the face. It might have created another line or two, but who cares."

    HAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHA! OMG...you have no idea how much I had to hold my tongue.

    I know you use Clarins product, so I'm sure your skin looks stunning! They have some of the BEST products on the market!

    "My secret was to give up washing the face with soap and always creaming morning and night."

    You GO, girl! My mother is the same way - NO soap on her face and her skin looks amazing. And she even smokes.

    "as the saying goes, the proof of the pudding is in the eating. Not that I get many folks wanting to eat my face."

    Bwhahahahhahahhahaha! CRACKED. ME. UP.!!!!!

    Always a delight to see you, dear lady. Thanks for sharing your wonderful WIT!

    Have a FAB weekend!

    X

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  26. Hey Jeff~

    "If he comes back again you might suggest some spackling paste...."

    HAHHAHHAHHAHAHA! Faaaaaaaaaaaaabulous! And I think I will!

    Either that, or Preparation H!

    Thanks for stopping by, buddy! Have a SUPA' weekend!

    X

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  27. Hey there Diane~

    "I am not sure how you do it, but that skill of just moving through the transation of the product sale, politely disengaging, it's an admirable skill."

    It's called....ACTING. HAHAHAHAHHAHA!

    " That gentleman sounds like a real piece of work. I suppose he (and others like him) pop in from time to time just to stir it up. They help me keep some perspective."

    Exactly....they help me keep some perspective. And for every annoying customer, there is also the really nice ones too.

    "Hope the rest of your day today unfolds without extra drama. Sending positive energy! "

    Thank you, my friend. I just got in from work this minute and even though I'm exhausted, it was actually a very nice day. All went well!

    Thanks so much for stopping by. Hope you have a MARVI weekend!

    X to you and Cristybella!

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  28. Hiya Rob~

    "Wow, Ron, you met a real butthead."

    And the funny thing about it is that he didn't realize he was a butthead.

    "but clearly there's no way of getting this loser out of Fantasy Land. Let him gaze into his magic mirror until his face sags to the floor!"

    You said it! Beside, he gave me a good post topic - HA!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, buddy! Always great to see ya!

    Enjoy your weekend!

    X

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  29. Hi SuziCate~

    "When people say things like he did, they are trying to convince themselves and really want to convince others of what is soooooo NOT true!"

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Yup...I couldn't agree with you more!

    Aren't people funny?

    Thanks so much for stopping by, my friend. Have a wonderful weekend and enjoy this glorious fall weather!

    X

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  30. Hiya Mary~

    "You should get little sample sizes of Preparation H to slip into the bags of those really difficult (anal) customers."

    Bwhahahahahahahahahahaha! BRILLIANT! Absolutely BRILLIANT!

    "Hey, you know what I use for deep wrinkles and uneven texture... PHOTOSHOP!"

    Bwhahahhahahahahahahahha! OMG....that CRACKED ME UP!!!! HILARIOUS!

    "Wow, being in sales must be so interesting and you've got to have the right personality (and excellent training too probably) to do it because I'd probably feel insulted and get upset. Or a bit snarky. ;)"

    This job is such great training for me in patience and tolorance. BOTH of which I lack. Also, it gives me great blog fodder - HA!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, neighbor! And thanks for sharing the laughs. I needed it after my LONG day at work. I'm pooped.

    Have a maaaaaaavalous weekend! I hear it supposed to get cooler.

    X

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  31. Hey again Mary~

    "Ron finally has a whole weekend off. We might take Alex out for a day of fun."

    Oh, that sounds GREAT! Enjoy!

    X

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  32. Hey there Tracy~

    "Maybe you should have advised that he simply not shave and grow a full beard. Winter is coming, ya know. It would keep him warm."

    HAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Now why the hell didn't "I" think of that?

    Thanks for stopping by, girl. You always make me laugh. Thank you!

    Enjoy your weekend.....X

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  33. Hiya Peg~

    "I sometimes wonder where these people get their magic mirrors because I want one that shows me skinny instead of with the rolls I have. And I wonder if the magic mirror can get rid of my Cruella de Ville streak and make my boobs look perky again?"

    Me too! And I wonder if that magic mirror would make me look like Clive Owens - HA!

    But on second thought, no, I think you and I are perfect just the way we are!

    (Btw, I LOVE the streak in your hair - it's faaaaabulous!)

    Thanks for stopping by, dear friend. Have a super weekend!

    X

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  34. Hey there Katherine~

    "I am sure your rectum looks MUCH better than his face...I'm just sayin!"

    Bwhahahahahahahahaha! And you know what? You're RIGHT - HA!

    "The next time I have to haggle over a car price, will you come with me? And if they won't go down in price, we can both strike that same pose at them!"

    Absolutely! I LOVE haggling over a car price. I'm ruthless when buying a car because I go in with a set price that I want to spend and won't go a PENNY over it. They HATE me!

    Thanks for stopping by, dear lady! Always great to see your comments.

    Have a super weekend....X

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  35. Hiya Babs~

    "Oh I have a sister exactly like that! She is younger than me but looks much older. I think it has a lot to do with her life. She is a very negative person who is always ill (if you know what I mean). She always suffers more than anyone else etc."

    OMG...YES....I know exactly the type you're talking about. I call them the Martyrs. Their life is ALWAYS much worse than everyone else's.

    " She truly can't see that, not only has she aged (at 63), but the died hair and style makes her look harsh too. It must be a magic mirror."

    I agree, Babs! Dark hair makes a person look much older. As an ex-hairstylist, I use to tell my customers, "Go lighter as you age."

    Btw, my sister sounds JUST like your sister.

    Thanks SO MUCH for stopping by and sharing, my friend. ALWAYS enjoyed!

    Have a great weekend.....X

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  36. Howdy Mark~

    "Correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't we ALL moving up in age? Unless we're Benjamin Button, of course. Curious case, that one.."

    Bwhahahahahahahah! OMG...you KILL ME, man! HYSTERICAL!

    And yes, we're ALL moving up in age, however some people refuse to see it.

    "I don't envy you your job, Ron - not when it comes to dishing out the truth!! Probably the only thing worse would be having customers in a lingerie shop ask if that teddy they think looks so good on them actually, umm, really does look good on them."

    HAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHA!

    The thing I've learned most about being a saleman is that I can tell the truth, but some customers will STILL see what they want to see. So, I get to the point where I just let them SEE through their own mirror.

    Thanks so much for stopping by, buddy! Always enjoyed!

    Have a faaaaaaaaaabulous weekend!

    X

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  37. Ron, that last photo made me LAUGH so hard. How funny!

    I use to be in retail myself, and I don't miss it at all. I realized that I don't have the patience to wait on customers like the one you described in this post. I would have wanted to slap him if he said that to me.

    Have a wonderful weekend.

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  38. Hola Denise~

    Tee, hee! I saw that photo online and laughed my ass off too. So, I just HAD to use it. It was perfect for what I wanted to say

    You were in retail too?!?!? OMG...isn't it challenging? It truly tests your patience. I REALLY love my job, but sometimes it just gets to me. Especially around the holidays. Christmas is always a bit difficult because of the last minute shoppers who cannot decide what to buy - OY!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, girl. Have a great weekend!

    X

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  39. Katherine KOctober 14, 2011

    ppppbbbtttttttt!
    Some people are just a**wipes aren't they? It makes them feel better about themselves to put other people down. Guy sounds like a jerk. It also sounds like in the grand scheme of things, he probably isn't very happy in life either, so perhaps it is all for the best.

    I think you look fabulous Ron! Have a super weekend!

    Katherine

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  40. Hey there Katherine~

    "Some people are just a**wipes aren't they? It makes them feel better about themselves to put other people down. Guy sounds like a jerk."

    But the really funny thing about it, was that I honestly don't think he even saw the lines on his face. He totally believed he looked 25 years old.

    Oh well, I should be thanking him because he gave me something to BLOG about - HA!

    Thanks oodles for stopping by, my friend! Always a wonderful treat to see you!!!

    Wishing you and your girls a FAB weekend!

    X

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  41. ewwwwwwww...ronnie, this is just gross tho completely understandable...sigh...don't know how you do it without actually doing this exact thing as long as i'm not looking! xoxoxox and have a good weekend, lovely friend.

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  42. Dianne WilsonOctober 15, 2011

    I'm one of those people who says she sees lines on her face even when they're not there!!

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  43. Good morning Lady Dianne~

    Bwhahahahahahahhahahaha!

    I LOVE YOU, DEAR LADY!!!!!

    Thanks so much for stopping by. Enjoy your weekend!

    X to you and the gang!

    P.S. *smiling* are you feeling that COOLER weather today? Ain't it GREAT?

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  44. Hello Linda~

    "...don't know how you do it without actually doing this exact thing as long as i'm not looking!"

    Bwhahhahahahahahahahaha! Isn't that LOVELY?

    Hope you it didn't gross you out too much.

    Thanks for stopping by. Have a gorgeous weekend, dear friend!

    ((((( Linda )))))

    xoxoxoxox

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  45. How insulting... Ron, you don't deserve this! I wish I could poke this lad in the eye;)

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  46. Bonjour Susu~

    " I wish I could poke this lad in the eye;)"

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! You GO, girl!

    And thank you!

    Always FAB seeing ya, beautiful lady. Hope you're having a wonderful weekend in the Alps!

    Ciao....X

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  47. It must be all those years in acting-- No way would I ever had been able to pull off a calm exterior. I'da punched him. :-/

    Or........drop kicked him.

    Sheeeeeeshh.

    Now, keep in mind I've not maimed any of the number of people who've suggested dye for my hair.
    And the fella who kindly asked who that 'knowledgeable older lady was'......STILL breathing.
    I've come to be okay with 'ma'am'. And I no longer cringe when someone asks if I'm a grandparent.

    Yes, all of them are still alive and well.
    Yes, all of them know I was less than tickled.
    WAY less than tickled.

    You're a good little actor, sir.
    *applauding*
    Well done.

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  48. Hiya Mel~

    "It must be all those years in acting-- No way would I ever had been able to pull off a calm exterior. I'da punched him. :-/

    Or........drop kicked him."

    OMG, it totally caught me off-guard when he first said it because I don't think HE even realized what he said. But, after he left, it finally HIT me. The BASTARD - HA!

    "And the fella who kindly asked who that 'knowledgeable older lady was'......STILL breathing."

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! How funny... "knowledgeable older lady"

    I remember the first time anyone ever called me "sir"...I thought to myself, "Who the hell is referring to!?!?"

    Thanks oodles for stopping by, dear lady. Hope you're having a wonderful weekend!

    (((( Mel ))))

    X

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  49. too funny ron. why in the heck did he ask if he already made up his mind. maybe he just was talking to hear his wrinkles speak. you're good at working with the public and not blowing your top or your bottom.

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  50. Hey Lady V~

    "why in the heck did he ask if he already made up his mind. maybe he just was talking to hear his wrinkles speak."

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Yeah, I think so too!

    " you're good at working with the public and not blowing your top or your bottom."

    Tee, hee....LOVE IT! "Or my bottom!!

    Well...sometimes I'm good at it, but other times my aggravation shows on my face :0

    Thanks so much for stopping by, girl! Hope you had a wonderful weekend!

    X

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  51. Yep. Yet another reason I could never work in retail. Kudos on your tact -- and restraint.

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  52. Hey Janye!

    Thank you. Sometimes it takes every bit of strength inside myself not to want to haul off and slap a customer - HA!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, dear lady! Always so nice to see you!

    Hope you had a super weekend in your new home!

    X

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  53. Herman TurnipOctober 16, 2011

    Oh man...This is one of the many reasons why I literally walked away from my bar tending gig one fine Saturday night. Some people can't handle the fact that they're not God's give to whatever and who are incapable of recognizing the obvious even if it jumped up and jabbed a dull stick in their eye. You handled this situation with more grace than I ever could. Here's an internet "high five" for you, my friend! Heh...

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  54. Hey there Herman~

    "Some people can't handle the fact that they're not God's give to whatever and who are incapable of recognizing the obvious even if it jumped up and jabbed a dull stick in their eye."

    You nail it, buddy! Bravo!

    And can only IMAGINE what you had to contend with being a bartender!

    *high five*

    Thanks so much for stopping by. Hope you had an AWESOME weekend!

    X to you and the family!

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  55. whenpigsflyOctober 17, 2011

    Too funny! I always find it amazing when people can't see even remotely how they look to others. I had a tough time in retail dealing with the less than gracious customers. It was all I could do to muffle my desire to start screaming. Sadly, it goes with the territory.

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  56. Hey Jen~

    " I always find it amazing when people can't see even remotely how they look to others."

    Yeah....it's that 'magic mirror' - HA!

    " I had a tough time in retail dealing with the less than gracious customers. It was all I could do to muffle my desire to start screaming. Sadly, it goes with the territory."

    True. And for all the challenging customers I get, there are also MANY wonderful ones too!

    Thanks for stoppping by, my friend. Have a great week!

    X

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  57. Hahahahahahahahaha!! What a GREAT put-down that would have been! I'm impressed you managed to bite your tongue and sell him something, despite his stubborness.

    It's funny about those magic mirrors, isn't it? So many people seem to have them, and yet I can't find one anywhere! For a long time I wasn't wrinkled at all, and people were envious, but now it's catching up with me. And as to my hands - NOBODY is going to mistake me for a younger woman once they see those traitorous extremities!

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  58. Hello again Jay~

    "What a GREAT put-down that would have been! I'm impressed you managed to bite your tongue and sell him something, despite his stubborness."

    Tee, hee.....aren't I wicked? You know how us "Libra's" are!

    "For a long time I wasn't wrinkled at all, and people were envious, but now it's catching up with me."

    Meeeeeee too! But, I kinda like having LINES on my face. There's something 'sexy' about lines, whether they be on a man or woman.

    Thanks for stopping by, my friend! Have grrrrreat week!

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  59. At times I'd like to have a magic mirror myself Ron, and not because of teh wrinkles as I don't have many as yet, but when I feel tired I also look tired and it doesn't make me happy at all... So I can understand the guy with teh gel a bit, but not completely ;)

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  60. Greetings Tatiana~

    "At times I'd like to have a magic mirror myself Ron, and not because of teh wrinkles as I don't have many as yet, but when I feel tired I also look tired and it doesn't make me happy at all..."

    True. I do know what you mean. Especially during the Christmas holiday season when I'm working 50 hours a week - OY!

    Thanks so much for stopping by. Enjoy the rest of your week!

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  61. Oh, Ron! I don't know how you managed to keep your mouth shut. I commend you for acting professional when that guy insulted you. Clearly, he's delusional!

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  62. Hey there Meleah~

    You know 'us' Libra's....it's SO hard to keep our mouths shut. But, sometimes I gotta do it to save my job and bite my tongue REAL hard - HA!

    "Clearly, he's delusional!"

    THANK YOU!!!!!

    Thanks for stopping by, girl! Hope you're feeling better.

    ((((( Meleah )))))

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