28 January 2011
My Funniest Moment
About three years ago when I was working at Ruby Tuesday I had one of the most humorous work days of my life, and slightly embarrassing. It all started on a Friday when I was actually scheduled to be off. I got a phone call around four o’clock after I had just finished a pretty exhausting workout routine. I had decided to start my workout routine on that particular Friday because of having the day off and I was not quite sure how my body was going to react to the new workout plan. From previous experiences, I knew I should try to do little as possible for twenty-four hours because I do not do well with partaking in much activity when I am sore.
When I received the call that Ruby Tuesday was short on staff, I had literally just finished working out. Looking back on the situation I should have listened to the little voice in my head warning me not to pick up. Live and learn as they say. My manager informed me that two servers called off and they had to fire another. To make matters worse, a few customers called in to make reservations for large parties. I apparently was the only server still in town who was off and could come in. At first I told her I was not able to but she proceeded to bribe me with a compromise I could not refuse. She promised me I would have permission to take a day off, which I had requested off but was denied of previously. At the time, I really wanted off the day she was now permitting me to have off so ultimately, I would do anything to get it.
Furthermore, I arrived at work around a quarter after five. Feeling sore, tired, and moody as soon as I clocked in I was immediately sat with a table of fourteen adults. Additionally, they had informed me that they were pressed for time due to that fact that they had a movie to catch in about two hours. They quickly skimmed the menu and placed their orders.
When the drink order was up I had to use one of the over sized...