“Is it alright if I work on Christmas Day?”
I’d been half-expecting the question. The hotel had decided they couldn’t be without their star waiter on Christmas Day. And it looked like the star waiter wanted to work…
“Well… In a perfect world we’d have you all at home.”
“Yeah, I know,” Ben said. “But I sort of feel I owe them one for last year. And it would be interesting to work just once on Christmas Day.”
And who can’t see that? Work means commitments. And in a busy hotel, one of those commitments can easily be Christmas Day.
Ah, well. We’ve known the day was coming… [Read more…]