November 2014

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Nov. 14th, 2014

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Christmas is fast approaching and I managed to find an albino deer head to put up in the shop. The taxidermy is flawless and I plan to put a little red nose on top of it because I am festive.

People are begun their gift shopping already, and I have to restock the shelves much more often. It gives me less time to write but I don't mind.

I've been contemplating hiring a more full-time assistant and returning to teaching part-time as well next year. We'll see what happens.

Mar. 13th, 2014

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It was warm for such a short time and now it's about to get cold again and I am not pleased. I might take a few days off from the shop and just sit at home with tea and a huge blanket, grumbling out the window at the weather. I am such a delight to be around in the winter.

Feb. 15th, 2014

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Valentine's Day marks the end of the holiday period where the shop makes three times as much as it makes any other time of year. I enjoy all the people coming in and buying their partners very strange gifts. The requests I get never cease to amaze me. I love this job!

Hans, do you have any plans for Friday?

Feb. 5th, 2014

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I need to get out of the city if it's going to be so cold. Maybe a venture to the Florida Keys is in order.

Jan. 19th, 2014

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I seem to be developing a cough. I hope it doesn't end up becoming a full-on lung infection as they tend to be quite difficult to kick. This happens a few times a year and with how cold it's been, I'm not really surprised. A customer made me laugh yesterday and it caused me to cough so hard I backed up and knocked over a display of antique medical equipment. Luckily most of it was metal so nothing was ruined!

I might leave the shop to my employees for a few days and just rest up.

Jan. 14th, 2014

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My birthday is coming up soon. I'll be 182, though there were several years in there I was quite dead.

I haven't decided if I should celebrate or not. It always feels a little strange to do so these days.

Jan. 5th, 2014

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Someone tried to sell me a haunted doll today. I do get very weird things in the shop, but never a haunted doll before. I said no because I'm a little worried about the repercussions of such an item, but I have been asked if the antique dolls I do have on sale are haunted. Occasionally people look disappointed when I say no too.

I've finally cleaned out all the Christmas decorations as well which makes me feel a little sad. Now it's just cold and miserable instead of jolly and magical. I'll be happy when winter is over.

Jan. 3rd, 2014

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The Carroll Myth. )