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My Short Stint as a Waitress

My handwriting sucked and I didn't manage stress well

Photo by Hennie Stander on Unsplash

How many jobs have you had over the years? I've had so many, I've lost count. But in the early days, I tried waitressing… That didn't last, either.

It was New Years Eve, 1977. I was living in the bowels of Venice Beach, CA, trying to make a living as a waitress. My latest job entailed working at the Sidewalk Café, right on the main…



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Mary McGrath

Top writer in humor, short stories, writing, advice and poetry. She’s written for Newsweek, Wall St. Journal, Good Housekeeping, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.