Since I’ve been home from Vegas. I’ve only drank at work one night. Not drinking at work allows me to see everything that is really going on. It is an out-of-body experience to say the least, but it does make me smile. The industry is what it is and that is what it will be and no one can really change it. All you can do is change your experience in the industry. Knowing where you want to go and who you want to be are big questions for anyone, but for someone who is constantly being judged it is hard to see clearly that there is light at the end of the tunnel.
This past weekend there weren’t too many girls when I worked in downtown Portland on Saturday night. It was a slow night for a Saturday, but it was also the last weekend of the month(typically slow). My experiences ranged from a big black man traveling from Oakland who told me I was trouble when I gave him a dance, to a 24-year-old bachelor who felt guilty for being in a strip club. I love the variety in downtown Portland. There are people who are from everywhere. After working in Eugene for a few months this year it is a really nice and needed change.
“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.”