Tag: Work

Overworked

As I prepare myself for another week of work, this passage comes to mind… we may tell ourselves otherwise, but we are certainly overworked by any measure. One of capitalism/s most durable myths is that it has reduced human toil. This myth is typically… Continue Reading “Overworked”

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Hopped up and ready to go.

I am feeling ridiculously hopped up at the moment, which I suspect is the result of the steroids prescribed to me by the dentist to help keep my mouth swelling down. Which is kind of nice – because I feel so eager to get… Continue Reading “Hopped up and ready to go.”

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Around and around.

I’ve been a little off track lately, something about a holiday always knocks the drive right out of me – you know? Hard to get back on the workhorse and all that. Difficult to drag myself to work on such beautiful days when I’d… Continue Reading “Around and around.”

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Considering who you wanted to be

Firefighter, archeologist, mad scientist, doctor, nurse, prime minister, teacher, writer, movie star, policeman. “What do you want to be when you grow up?”, the encouragement of grade one ambitions most likely thwarted by bad luck or practical considerations once coddling questions disappeared. Left in… Continue Reading “Considering who you wanted to be”

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Economies and elections.

So I guess it’s no surprise, really, that the US stock market had a major meltdown yesterday. I mean, according to friends of mine who pay attention to this stuff, it’s been coming for a long time and was entirely predictable. Even to someone… Continue Reading “Economies and elections.”

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