6:29 a.m.

Woman, said her name was Cheryl

hands me a worry stone

$5.29, says they’re less at the church store

I chuckle, what else am I supposed to do


$6.00 in

$0.71 back

8:00 a.m.

Mom with a baby in arm

hands me a bib and shoes

$17.98, calls someone on the phone Gary

Who’s Gary?



Here’s your receipt, have a great day

11:57 a.m.

Two guys in grey suits

taller one hands me the check

$21.10, asks me to split it

One coffee, one sampler each


$15.00 in, twice

$4.45 back, twice

2:34 p.m.

Young guy, blue ball cap

hands me a handgun

.22, clear out the register

I stay quiet, do what he says


$0.00 in

$460.00 out

2:36 p.m.

Young guy, blue ball cap

hands the other cashier a handgun

.22, clear out the register

She says no, like she was born to


2 rounds in

0 back

7:13 a.m.

Older man, sweater

hands me the check for his breakfast

$17.76, says he saw me on the news

I zone out on his check, good number


$20.00 in

$2.24 back

2:34 p.m.

6 year old boy, probably

hands me a toy pistol

$8.99, makes a noise like he’s shooting me

Mom apologizes, doesn’t stop the shaking


$10.00 in

$1.01 back

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