Having been "tagged" by the Rev. Paperboy over at his place, The Woodshed, I submit to you the worldly earnings of SeattleDan:
Made construction tools (very menial) for my good friends father's business
Ran a music shop that sold bootleg 4-track, then 8-track tapes
Bussed tables/Washed dishes for the UCLA cafeteria
Retail Clerk B. Dalton Books Portland, Or.
Retail/Shipping Receiving Clerk Pickwick Bookshop Beverly Hills
Owned/Operated Agenbite Books Seattle, Wa.
Retail/Shipping Receiving Clerk/Asst. Mgr. Tower Books Seattle
Sales Rep University of Chicago Press Chicago Ill. (very short stint)
Store Mgr./District Mgr. Crown Books Seattle, Wa. (horrible company, good riddance to bad trash-main perk was meeting Tammy)
General Book Buyer/Eventually Asst. Mgr. Seattle University Bookstore (17 years, first 15 great, wonderful boss; last 2 miserable, with worse boss ever)
Owner/Operator Jackson Street Books formerly of Seattle, now conveniently located in Hoquiam, Wa.
Update: we tag
Becca(&Brian) cause enquiring minds... are snoopy!
Ole Lady HouseCleaner/ButtWiper Service
Sales and Water Duty - Plant store in Parkland, next to a yarn store, 2 blocks off of PLU campus
Dairy Dell- learning how to make chocolate/banana milk shakes and french fries?
DeliveryVan Driver Floral Shop- everybody loves you but no one tips you. Job Duty #1: comb out shop owner's 4 foot long hair and braid it.
also became floral arranger.
The Depot, stained glass studio! OMG! I am PUTTY GIRL! I am so honored! Especially when I drive to Puyallup 15 years later and see my drawing on a Billboard. (note to self: Never leave drawings behind.)
Johnson-Cox Printers: I had a great drawing room in an ancient building, until the art director laid blame on me for mis-casting the type on a brochure.
Tony Ford Ad Agency, I did a Don Bonker brochure and the back page of a Sunset Magazine
Jenny. That was a lost year! What didn't I do?
Azteca waitress. It's hard being the token gringa!
Waldenbooks! Vi Bruster taught me how to sell books.
Crown Books! Pat S introduced me to Dano...
Sales Rep: New American Library, Dutton, Scholastic, later Penguin et al
Seattle Mystery Bookshop dogsbody. I once hosted 84 authors over 3 days and it worked!
Jackson Street Books: the Rest of My Life.