We see your long hours, your tired feet, your infinite patience. We know about the poor tippers, short staff, the grueling hours and the weeks without a day off. We get it, working for the public is hard. Being a part of the service industry is tough work. There are good days and bad days, dealing with the public is sometimes uplifting, often heartbreaking.
Seeing the same customers day in a day out is both good and bad, the boredom of the same-old-same-old balanced by the goodness of having a tribe. The upside is the opportunity to make someone smile, the simple act of treating a customer with kindness makes the world a better place. Sometimes you have to dig deep to find the gumption to stay positive.
As Christmas Day draws closer, you may still be in search of that unique gift that goes beyond the norm. A skydive fits that description and adds massive experiential value. If you’re of the mindset that we all have too much stuff (and don’t need more of it), and wish to gift a life experience, then this is the ultimate gift that will have them talking!
Skydive Chicago closes in December and only opens very sporadically over the winter on the off chance of a random really nice day. Why is that? Skydiving in the winter is wildly thrilling in the brisk skies and at times, gazing at the stunning snowy landscape, but depending on how cold it is, it became about safety. Here’s what you need to know about skydiving in winter. (Straight talk time!)
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A Letter From Rook Nelson
There are many things I love about skydiving. One that sits atop my list is being able to skydive all over the world. I’ll admit, it’s sometimes a pain to travel with your skydiving gear but, if you can manage the situation, skydiving can show you the world like nothing else. Jumping over the ocean, mountains, or vast farmland can create a surreal experience like no other sport. (more…)