I've had a dozen jobs in the 39 years that I've been working here in Connecticut, and I have kept most of the company-issued name tags that I was issued over the years. I recently found some of them, and wow, seeing them again brought back so many memories. Some sad- the business no longer exists, but mostly good, because those jobs and my co-workers made me the model employee that I am today.
I love finding out that a new friend spent years running the skee-ball at Quassy, or they used to be a blackjack dealer at Mohegan Sun. You assume a bit of the businesses' identity and allure with those name tags, right? Here's 4 of my old name tags, and the story about the job and the place.
Let's See Your Connecticut Name Tag Collection
Did you save all your name tags from your old jobs? I did, and i found a bunch of them over the weekend. Before radio, I worked a few 'normal' jobs before the microphone found me, here are a few of the places that I have great memories of. Show me yours.
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Candlewood Lake is a glorious place to be on a Saturday or Sunday during the summer. You get to look at the rolling hills, soak in the sun and relax. If relaxing is not your jam you can do some water sports or just bug-out (my favorite). Candlewood Lake is popular for a reason it's a lot of fun. However, just like any place the vibe can be ruined by certain behaviors. Some might say, what is there to argue about? Here are 6 things I've seen people argue over on Candlewood Lake.