be lucky to not find a job even after you have applied for any jobs. After leaving your last job, you go to the nearest gas station to fill up your SUV. After browsing the gas station’s aisles, you pick up a mini-calendar, two Snickers bars, a humongous drink, a Slim Jim and a bag of sour cream and onion potato chips. You walk up to the counter to find a chubby, rude teen-aged boy to service you. You unconsiously stare at him, daydreaming about how much he reminds you of Fat Albert. As you stare at his over-lapping doubled chin, he prices your items including the gas. The ring of the cash register breaks your daydream then you look at the rectangular screen with your total. Approximately seventy-five dollars. You write a check, then leave.
As your pull up in your drive way, your cell phone rings and you answer it with such enthusiasm. It is one of your three best friends on the line. The sound of her voice reminds you that her birthday is today. “Gosh, I hate Monday birthdays. They are not as fun any other day,” she complains. After sitting in the truck to finish your short conversation with her, you go in the house. Your living room clock shows that it is five o’ clock p.m. You take a shower and slip into a t-shirt and comfortable jeans. Never in your life have you ever felt so happy about quitting your job when the economy is just downright wrong! You hop into you truck and make a run to the store. You buy peanuts, a fancy birthday card, a flower, and a shirt for your friend’s present. Approximately thirty dollars. Since you were feeling so good, you left a generous amount with of pocket change with the representatives of a local church in their fundraiser bucket on the way out-feeling high and mighty!
After your quick run to the store, you go to the mall to buy yourself a “birthday party” outfit. As you walk through the Galleria mall, you spot a one hour photograph shop. Considering the fact that you have just quit your job, you decide...