Monthly Archives: November 2011

Stepping Back From The Ledge

“For now, everything remains the same.” My Manager says with a sigh of relief. “Yeah, when they bought us out it all stayed the same for about a year.” One of the Assembly Line Portrait Photographers at the meeting says. “Then we were all just employees of the New Company one day and the Old […]

Maybe Italian Ice Isn’t Such A Bad Idea

“I’ve made a down payment on my Italian Ice Cart.” The Passer says as he busies himself setting out sample portraits. “I think I’ll be ready to start selling by Spring.” “And you really think you can sell enough ice cream-I mean Italian Ice-to live on?” I say with a raised eyebrow. “The website says […]

Better The Devil You Know

“So how long did you work for Church Impressions before they went out of business?” I say to the Old Timer Photographer. “About five years.” He says with a shrug. “I was a Trainer and a District Manager there.” “And what about PCA?” “I was there about five years when they went out of business.” […]