Today I’m feeling nostalgic. As my time in Oregon comes to a close, with a new adventure, new school, and new state awaiting my arrival, the “goodbyes” have begun. As my George Fox friends start to travel home for winter break, I have had to say goodbye. Not a “See…


There is a science to Target. A history to it as well. The history is more personal to me than George Dayton opening the first Target store in Minneapolis in 1902. That is simply what the orientation packet says on your first day on the job. …


I escaped! I am no longer a slave to the monotony of the front end. No more cash registers, or service desk. No more “Can I speak to a manager?” and quite possibly best of all, no more late nights closing.

Ah yes, Reader, you are hearing me correctly, I…


Dearest reader, I apologize for the change of pace in this week’s blog. We are straying (temporarily) from the usual funny, lighthearted Target Tales to a story that changed my life. Episode 8 is the story of my first grand mal seizure. …


“Sorry sir, we can’t let your son work here for free.”

Not only because child labor is illegal, but also because free child labor seems threateningly close to violating the 13th Amendment.

I stood near three other managerial-type coworkers in front of a dad and his son. The boy’s eyes…


Now, I need you all to keep a secret. And if you are my boss… Jesse, please don’t fire me.

This episode will showcase Brooke the Manager’s off scene shenanigans. I hope you have as much fun reading this as I had doing them.

To preface, I am typically the…

Brooke Jones

I’m really tall and spend too much time at Target // all previous blogs at https://brookeannejones.weebly.com/blog

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