I often say that having a bad day is a choice. Well, today we’re having rain/sleet/show/dust/thunder and I feel like having a bad day. So please enjoy this piece from 11 years ago, which I was first pondering the nature of “work.”
A century ago, work was hard and physical. People mostly worked in either factories or fields and produced something tangible at the end of the day or season. Work was all about manipulating the real world and making things.