Looks like fate is taking a hand in your life, Tinker!
Definitely understand your discouragement with your hours. That's one of the things I really dislike about retail--but staffing costs is one of the few things managers really can control. And a good portion of their bonus is based on that in most retail environments. :sigh;
If you can swing it financially, take a break at WDW and relax before the holiday craziness arrives. :thumbs_up: