It seems like work just keeps getting busier and busier these days... I guess that's because so many people go to Disney World during Spring Break!
There's always going to be down time at work, but one of the best parts about working at Disney is that down time usually means that I can take more time to interact with Guests. When things are busy, it can sometimes become more difficult to have that meaningful conversation with each and every Guest you come into contact with; although, I've definitely taken extra time with Guests even with busy lines, just because I don't want to rush anyone and I want each person to get the time and attention they deserve. That being said though, I do love the moments when things aren't so insanely busy and I get to carve out some extra time to talk with a little girl about her princess dress, a couple about their engagement, or parents about how their vacation has been going.
Tonight, I actually had a conversation about one of my favorite subjects: me! (Just kidding... but honestly, you can't write a daily blog about your life if you don't like talking about yourself, right?) A Guest saw my name tag and started asking me about my experience with sign language, like how I started learning it. It was kind of fun to tell him about how my mom taught me signs when I was a baby, and how my love for the language had grown over time until I decided to minor in Deaf Studies in college. Now, I'm still waiting to actually be able to sign with someone at work, but talking about sign language was good enough for now.
Well, it's off to bed for me now. I have to drag my butt out of bed in the morning because I have some last minute Easter prep to help out with. Unfortunately for me, I absolutely did not get my mom's early-riser gene, so I have to push myself to be able to keep up with her in the morning.... she likes to accomplish everything early in the day so we can relax later on. It makes sense, but boy do I hate getting up early!
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