The last few days were a train wreck of awfulness. I am sick of being stuck on the outside looking in. Apparently Norman is missing and they won’t even let me know anything about it. That’s crazy. We’re friends. Even Sheriff Romero is up to something. I got a little testy with him and he told me that, “I should get some fresh air.” That’s a seriously messed up thing to say to someone with cystic fibrosis. I wish I had one of those Free Mumia Abu-Jamal stickers on my tank. I would’ve loved to just raise that sucker up and point at it. I was so angry.
You may have guessed where all of this is leading. I put in my two weeks notice. I actually like working at the motel. I don’t even want to quit, but I think of everyone as more than just coworkers and I just need something in return. I really wanted a reaction, or maybe I even fantasized that Norma would beg me to stay. She just thanked me and looked at me like I was a banana peel asking to not be thrown in the trash. I guess it is just part of life, something you have to learn to live with.
Who knows, maybe something will change. I did have a moment with Norma. I was closing up the hotel when she freaked out on George. I didn’t hear everything, but she went off on him. Maybe he deserved it, but I think he may just be a nice guy caught in the Norma Bates jet stream. Anyways, George stormed out. I tried to comfort Norma, but she was inconsolable. I know it isn’t just George. Something big is definitely going on.