Patron: I need a lot of helping getting some some books. I need a beginner's book of yoga, a biography of Abraham Lincoln, a book of watercolor landscapes....
and so on...
Patron: I'm so sorry I'm wasting your time.
Me: No, it's my job.
and so on....
25 requests later:
Patron: Can I do something for you? Can I call your supervisor and say nice things? Can I buy you a cup of coffee?
Me: Your taxes pay for me to be here and do this for you. Really. Just keep coming back. That's all
Patron: Wow. Thanks.
Next Patron in line: Man, did that guy wanna pee in your mouth or what?
Salton Sea of the Midwest - 2017
6 months ago