Being a Bookseller (As told by Merida from Brave)

We start out all bright eyed and bushy-tailed, hopeful to save the world from a lack of reading!

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It all seems like fun and games, a world of endless possibilities and joy!

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Then we start to realize it’s not all fun and games.

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You realize there is a lot of work and practice that goes into becoming the excellent bookseller you were meant to be.

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You realize no one reads signs, in a bookstore, because…READING? (So you go home and do this.)

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You will think about food and eating way more than you thought possible (mostly because you are surrounded by delicious restaurants.)

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You’ll also try to eat between customers…. and look like a goober.

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Some days are less exciting than others. (Oh the culling!)

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While other days are brimming with excitement!


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Some days you can be a total dork and have way too much fun!

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At times you might get jaded by those things out of your control.

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But you will always feel delighted and fulfilled when your favorite customers come to visit and remember

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Some days may feel like the universe is out to betray you and laugh in your face.

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But for the most part it’s a lot of fun.

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Awakening

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and wonderfully awesome!

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Happy Reading!

~Rebecca Lee Robinson

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