Category Archives: work and the working life

“try and catch me!”

    I was walking in Central Park at 11 a.m. today. A blustery day. There was a girl about age 8 or 9 running with head down and long blonde hair blowing in the wind, on the pathway leading … Continue reading

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office politics (reflections upon, plus some thoughts about writing as it relates to IQ)

    I had a varied and spotty career in my work life. I was a freelancer for a few years, interrupted my career to pursue a graduate degree, but spent most of my work life working in offices. I … Continue reading

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reflections on work

  The following is the text of an email of mine to a friend:   I think you told me once that you like your work and don’t want to quit. I hope that’s true. My Dad was a freelance … Continue reading

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