I’ve been sick since the latter half of last week. Accordingly, I haven’t been doing much artwork…but I have been writing. This has kind of gotten to the point of not knowing whether or not to continue on with the Writing full-force — as the art practice is emboldening me to do — or to continue on with the Art, knowing that it is not an easy path (especially if I want to work at it, professionally). 1,124 more words
Tags » Occupational Hazards
I’m not sure how long I will have to write — or rather, how long I “should“ write — but I came to a couple of clear moments today at work, and wanted to record them. 1,367 more words
“Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend.
Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.”
I’ve never really gotten into the old Christian mystics. 1,889 more words
What would grandma say?
As we move further into the modern era of the internet and new technology we begin to move further away from risks that were once very prevalent in old occupations. 1,216 more words
These days, I spend a fair amount of time sitting at a desk staring at a screen. Poor posture, bad eye sight, not enough breaks, and too many tasks that involve a computer are occupational hazards I should worry about, but often times, friends and family are more concerned with the dangers of travel, exploding rocks, working in remote locations, or health issues that come with cold, dry environments. 64 more words
Many a data shyster will make hay with the above chart on the simple correlation between executions and the drop in the US murder rate. 245 more words