“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” ~ Henry David Thoreau AdvertisementsRead More What’s the real cost?
From Work, No. 161, 1892. Find more reprints of Work at Tools for Working Wood.Read More The Dream of an Eight Hour Work Day
Here are a few thoughts composed on a beautiful and idle day, home from my thankless, and often tedious job, while plotting my escape. Just a bit of a ramble. “A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.” Henry David Thoreau, Walden. Possessions don’t make […]Read More Jobs, Work, and Taking Control of Possessions
Here’s another excellent video of Robin Wood, wood turner and traditional craftsman. Visit his website to learn more about this remarkable man and his admirable career choice. As he explains, his job is easy to describe while so many careers are just about impossible to explain what one does and we create fancy titles to […]Read More Robin Wood, Traditional Craftsman
Working… Anyway…With the working conditions being what they are and all, what do you expect? It’s tough out here on the prairie. SaveRead More Hardly Working
Reposted: Did you know that labor unions made the following 36 things possible? 1.Weekends without work 2.All breaks at work, including your lunch breaks 3.Paid vacation 4.Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) 5.Sick leave 6.Social Security 7.Minimum wage 8.Civil Rights Act/Title VII – prohibits employer discrimination 9.8-hour work day 10.Overtime pay 11.Child labor laws 12.Occupational […]Read More Union made