I hadnt planned on blogging today buuuuuuuut the food stamp office has invoked a new post.
me: are you registered to vote?
religious fool: no
me: would you like to register to vote today?
rf: no. you know the bible says we shouldnt vote or get involved with politics
rf: it really does!
me: umm its your choice.
rf: rambling about bible stuff
me: is your address correct? anyone move in or out?
rf: OH! my son, he’s back home *she pulls out custody papers*
me: do you want to add him to the medicaid as well as your fs?
rf: yes! because I been meaning to come down and add him back to the case i kept forgetting. I really need to get him bac on b/c he needs patches.
rf: yea, you know! the patches to help you stop smoking
me: *blink blink* how old is your son?
me: what grade is he in?
me: is he attending school ft?
rf: well kinda.. see he just got suspended for 10days for drinking in class.
me: wow! thats kinda harsh huh?
rf: well he was mixing vodka and coke in the class and drinking
** blink blink**
*walks away* i had to regain my composure. it took EVERTHING in me to not say WTF!
me: do you rcve any child support?
rf: well i got 1 payment, but i wont be getting anymore *she reaches into her bag pulls out what looks like a greeting card*
because he just got locked up! and NOW he loves me. sending me cards begging me to drop the charges. but im not gonna do it. Im going file for divorce as soon as i leave here.
me: **blink blink** oh! ummm.. ooookay. so umm i just need u to sign and date here here and here
rf: thank you for not giving me a hard time and for listening
me: oooh umm youre welcome. happy holidays
Umm y’all. If you ever have to go into a office like mine. Answer the questions you’re asked. We REALLY don’t need to know EVERYTHING. If clarification is needed on an answer, we will ask. Do not take it upon yourself to volunteer any info. That is all