September 5, 2009

Another Employment Comic

In the process of moving a few things saved a long time ago are showing up. Here's an old Peanuts strip along the same lines as a few previous comics posted here:

(Link to previous employment comic)

July 12, 2009

More on Employment

Here's another comic I couldn't resist. (Link to Previous One)

I've never understood how people can give up 50 weeks a year, out of 52, to work in an office or cubicle. Money, I guess. I do miss that so I can understand the appeal. But really, 2 weeks to yourself?

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June 20, 2009

Thoughts on Employment

There's a reason I gave up working in the business world rather quickly. However, while people often envy my avoidance of the 9-to-5 routine and the good points such as the times I get to spend outdoors they rarely appreciate the sacrifices that go with it. To quote a song by blues musician John Mayall:

"You call us the privileged few...
If you think what we do isn't working...
Then you don't understand what we do ...

We picked out a life that's a gamble...
We gave up the nine to five..."

John Mayall Band - New Year, New Band, New Company

So life can often be tough, and there are certainly gambles, but at least I'm not like this:

I couldn't help laughing when I saw this!