Loving Someone Whose Not A Day On

Frustrations crop up in any relationship. Times when it seems like you “get it” and your significant other simply doesn’t.  Maybe your partner has never read a word of Emerson, Thoreau, Jung or Kerouac. Maybe they have no desire to get rid of the TV...

Quote of the Day

The laboring man, even in this comparatively free country has not leisure for a true integrity day by day; he cannot afford to sustain the manliest relations to men; his labor would be depreciated in the market. Life’s finer fruits cannot be plucked by him. He...

Sunday Night Fever

I get most of my ideas for A Day On from itches that need to be scratched, but are difficult to reach. The kinds of nagging aches that, if you found a way to soothe you would be that much closer to solving the mysteries of Life. Tonight, a Sunday night, I feel a...

The Curse of Workplace Success

Sometimes it happens. You know the scene in the romantic movies when there is every good reason for the heroine or hero to walk out that door into a world full of other possibilities, but then their romantic opposite takes the initiative… changes… does...

The Job As Albatross

In the Coleridge Poem, Rime Of The Ancient Mariner, (or the Iron Maiden song by the same name), the sea bird that follows and brings good fortune upon a ship is shot and killed for sport by a young seaman. What follows is terrible misfortune, which can be dramatically...