feliz dia de viernes negro

middle-age American living in New Jersey near the Lincoln Tunnel «« ¿quando cerrado? Got the reply I was seeking from my mesera here at El Carretero 48 y Bergenline Union City New Jersey, “seis y media”, but her hesitant answer tells me my verb tense was incorrect.  By my calculations I was at risk of arriving here before the café opened, but with no special attention to Black Friday they beat me here by an hour.  Hana’s crazy-early enter-NYC-con-pastry-chefs start at Bloomindale’s Soho has her arriving an hour after open, so much of the staff arrives even earlier.  I once worked in manufacturing so effing with my sleep to accommodate work was normal, but this is weird, and somehow America has drifted to our Black Friday habits without an alarm.  The Italians would never do this, which is bull shit given the way pop culture has young Africans in remote areas wearing their pants low like hip-hop American, so I shouldn’t say never, but Italians shopping this early seems highly unlikely.  I have a more dignified image of Italians with a pace the allows time for espresso, and time for one’s body to wake up before something like shopping decisions are demanded of oneself – feliz dia de viernes negro.  The correct question to get seis y media is: ¿a que hora cieran?  I was not easy to get escuelaed like this.  I had to type a blank and turn my computer toward my mesera.  On occasion my efforts are nearly as heroic, and I still don’t get my answer, then I end the interrogation without my answer, and the person knows he or she was no help.  I hate that, but today I pursued, and I know I am less likely to forget the correct verb tense on a future occasion.  Damn I still think I have it wrong, because I want some form of abierto not cerrado, but I will not press for more.  Maybe help from Hana tonight? »» about me 201-490-9659 Erika mortified nearlincoln@hotmail.com contact us

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middle-age American living in New Jersey near the Lincoln Tunnel
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