Superstitions – No One Is Safe

“Wow. It’s quiet today,” someone says at work. “Noooo! Don’t say that!” *I feverishly look for REAL wood, not that pressed wood crap, to knock on* When you work in a shelter, you never, ever, comment on a quiet shift or you risk immediate karmic backlash. No. Instead, you ignore the quiet and when someone mentions it, you knock wood, flex, and stare the bad luck down like an alpha wolf about to go rabid if it dares to mess with you. Then, twenty minutes pass and it gets busy anyway because that’s the nature of social work. Hrumph. Superstitions

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