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Wed, Jun. 11th, 2008 | 10:16 pm  slavezombie

model citizen
This morning's commute to work was unusually odd. There is always a sign for days like these. Days you know will be oddly peculiar. The orthodox jews I see dressed in clad black with strange black hats and long curls as sideburns along specific parts of town (Beverly Blvd on weekends) aren't so out-of-place on weekends near synagogs. These pix to the left are google images.

It wouldn't be so odd if I didn't know that the neighborhood where I work is dominated by middle class catholic families. These pictures are brought to you from google maps' street view. I thought finding these religiously dressed individuals would be easier as they're quite a sight to see when driving down the boulevard I like to call jew town on weekends. This picture doesn't show the details that mark the dress code and the people inside them as things to gawk at. It's hard not to gawk, but I'm getting better at it. So when I saw a typical religious man where I work, the first thing that goes thru my mind is WTF. Second, what did I do that I'm seeing men in black in the places I go to now?

Obviously the automobile that drives down the streets with all the funny looking cameras that give it a war machine characteristic wasn't driving down jewish town on a weekend. Maybe tomorrow I'll make an effort to take a picture of exactly where I saw the stranger walking (near Fresno bakery HQ, near the metro rails, and down the block from a trailer park.) "??"

So I'm thinking "this probably has something to do with my bitching about lunch breaks"

swag t (white)

I'm still a bit steamed about it. The regional manager replied to my inquiry and flat out said, "Yup. Sometimes you just gotta bite the weenie and either take your lunch break when you are told to take it or lose it all together". Doesn't matter that I usually take it after 1PM. So, at 2:15PM I drive home for a pizza lunch. On my way back, I take the scenic route. Upon reaching the point where blackie was ably walking, I can see in a distance a helicopter hovering unusually low right smack where I work. God forbid something would've happened! The moment I pull into the parking lot, the whirly bird disappears. Then I learn of a rumor about a shooting nearby, but even before leaving for lunch today (or maybe it was yesterday), another rumor that a fire had started up in those Mount Washington hills was the buzz.

Oh yeh. I took a picture with my fingers crossed trying to get the lighting right to show off what I think are my hazel colored eyes. NOT. I've been looking at Kate Bosworth's eyes all day today with an appetite to know what they taste like.

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For Non Blondes aka U-nIn-9-sIx-6


from: uninesix
date: Thu, Jun. 12, 2008 03:33 am (UTC)

> wouldn't be so odd if I didn't know that the neighborhood where
> I work is dominated by middle class catholic families.

Several now-hispanic n'hoods (W.Adams, Mid Wilshire, EastL.A., etc.) used to be hardcore Jewish hoods and even tho' they've all long-moved out they still go back to the old neighborhood synagogues tryin' to "keep it[themselves] real."
(Canters Bakery used to first be
on Soto in East.Los; Brooklyn Bl.
was called that cuz the whole Jewish n'hood it served)

> bite the weenie and either take your lunch break
> when you are told to take it or lose it all together".

Sounds highly illegal. Check the Labor Code or call the Dept.ofIndust.Relations.

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Bier de Stone

Fair Labor Standards Act in Los Angeles

from: slavezombie
date: Thu, Jun. 12, 2008 02:45 pm (UTC)

It doesn't bother me about seeing orthodox jews wandering about. I'm just concerned that I might be confronted with Mossad agents.

It's very illegal (according to the FLSA). My supervisor was handling me. FLSA explains that employees must work three hours before being elligible for lunch breaks. My boss pretends to be doing me a favor by offering me a mandatory lunch break after only two hours of work. What my boss doesn't understand is that the lunch rule benefits the workerbee sometimes too. I don't know about the crazy, dingbat co-worker I see everyday. She never takes a full lunch break because she picks at her frozen dinner every fifteen minutes covering a span between 11AM to 3PM. Fortunately, the circumstances that resulted in my boss trying to rob me of my break hasn't recurred. The fucking union doesn't return my calls either, so next time I decide to go home sick because I'm manipulated unfairly, I'll be inquiring about a workermens comp form for the pain in my gut resulting from this kind of treatment.

Edited at 2008-06-12 06:47 pm (UTC)

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For Non Blondes aka U-nIn-9-sIx-6

Re: Fair Labor Standards Act in Los Angeles

from: uninesix
date: Thu, Jun. 12, 2008 05:12 pm (UTC)

"...some of my best friends are persians...."

Not to worry, all the Mossad agents in town are currently working the Persian-Jewish community over on the Westside.
You can tell who the Mossad are by the Mercedeses they drive and the flashy clothes n' cologne n' club-hopping and TMZ-baiting they do.
They really try to fit in and are verysuccessful at it too.

[am so kidding..]

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