“Practice any art, music, singing, dancing, acting, drawing, painting, sculpting, poetry, fiction, essays, reportage, no matter how well or badly, not to get money and fame, but to experience becoming, to find out what’s inside you, to make your soul grow.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut “Kurt Vonnegut Once Sent This Amazing Letter To A High School”Continue reading “Practice any art ….”
Source: Job hunting in the 1930’s. I know 3 trades. I speak 3 languages. Fought for 3 years. Have 3 children. And no work for 3 months. But I only want one job
I was in a deep sleep when suddenly I looked at the time which in red LED lights showing 3:15 a.m. I’m thinking in two more hours it will be time to get out of bed and get ready for work but after five minutes passed by I realized that I’m retired and no needContinue reading “That Was Real”
Ever have the dream that you were caught naked at work? If yes, then it felt more like a nightmare than a dream.
“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” – Stephen King http://www.bquot.es/s/736
“One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.” – Nikola Tesla http://www.bquot.es/s/702
When I was working, I knew a few people who were workaholics, and I was surprised that not many of them crashed and burned. What I’m really thinking: the workaholic http://gu.com/p/465c5
“I don’t believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear — the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don’t understand what hard work is all about.” – Arthur Williams
Born: February 6, 1939
This is the real secret of life – to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play. -Alan Watts
A holding company is the people you give our money to while you’re being searched. Will Rogers
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things. Walt Disney
A short chit chat with a female resident of the building we live in. Me: Your fully retired, right? She: Yes. And you? Me: Yes. She: What did you do? Me: Worked! I thought that was a good answer. I mean, you work, and then when you hit age 62 or whatever, then you retire.
This is a true story about being homeless. It all began in 2008, when I got laid off from the job that I had since 1997. I was getting a lot overtime, sometimes starting as early as 4:00 in the morning, and sometimes working till almost 9:00 pm. So I was making good money, thenContinue reading “On Being Homeless”
Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko is a former President of Ukraine.
A man’s work is nothing but his slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened. — Albert Camus
I work to stay alive. – Bette Davis