Working for a living

jobcrushingsoulI notice that I have a day off next week.

I’ll be out of the office for a couple of days that week anyway, doing professional development at a conference in Albany.

But on top of that, I’ll have an extra day for my weekend. Woohoo! Yeah, very likely you don’t get what I have to be excited about in that but what it means to me is that there is light at the end of the tunnel known as January.

This week is almost over. Next week is so short a week as to almost not be there. Week after that is the end of the month. I’m liking it!

I almost never talk about my job, have you noticed that? It’s because I don’t particularly like my job or find it interesting. Seeing as how it’s in economic development, it’s kind of a weird thing that I don’t like working here. This job gets high marks for philanthropic intent. Our modus operandi here is to help the community and its residents to prosper. By golly, I’m helping people.

That’s all very well and good but there are a number of problems for me with “helping people.”
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