Tag: Working to live

Working to Live: Creeping Black Friday Edition


This piece is a continuation of my thoughts on Working to Live. If you’ve not read the previous posts, it’s basically the philosophy that life is too short to spend it unnecessarily grinding away at work instead of doing something–anything–that…

Working to Live: Walter Mitty Edition


Author’s note: this is a follow up to my piece “Working to Live or Living to Work?”  And if you’ve not seen “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” this is my spoiler alert!  One of my favorite movies of the…

Working to Live, or Living to Work?


Americans generally feel a close connection to their European brethren for a variety of reasons. We share many of the same Enlightenment values (e.g. freedom of speech), most American families have ties to Europe through heritage, and our strongest military…