Oddly, the activity that prepared me best for this new job was probably selling at conventions. Endurance, smiles, cash-handling! There are not nearly as many people in costume, though.
Meanwhile, in Patland news, homework is at an all-time high. Homework is expected to roll in from the east, and it’s doubtful that it will break until the weekend, when there is a 20% chance of chill time.