I hear you. I’d be afraid of that too.

On the other hand, I don’t think I could cut it at all as a bartender or sever unless I was pretty desperate. The food service industry demands a certain kind of personality — cheerful on the outide, while hard boiled and tough inside.

It also exposes you to a lot more blatant hostility. I don’t know why, but a lot of people seem to think of servers as punching bags.

I don’t think most jobs carry nearly so much risk of mistreatment.

Jim

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