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...

The Million-Dollar Question

Lawrence from Office Space responded in his own memorable way to the question. Everyone has encountered the “Million-Dollar Question.” What would you do if you had a million dollars? Of course, a million dollars doesn’t seem as infinite as it did...

No Depression

Would it be so bad if we had another depression? It’s one of those taboo utterances that will get you in trouble at a dinner party as everyone is inwardly fretting over their stock market losses and portfolios gone bad. I don’t have much of a portfolio...

Teach The Children Well

Tonight I experienced the frustration of watching a child rush through a homework lesson haphazardly without care being taken for accuracy, and instead the focus being only on getting through with it. I felt myself becoming angry with my daughter as she scribbled down...