Wow. Apart from a brief bit about a Husker Du song, it’s been a couple weeks, I think, since I wrote a proper blog post regarding what’s going on in my ever exciting life. Longer, maybe. Back on the 21st of March, I took a step away from my freelancer lifestyle (which wasn’t much of [...]
Let’s take a look at the state of Matt in 2006, moneywise, eh? 2006 was the first year I swapped a full-time “day job” and part-time creative endeavors for full-time creative endeavors and a minimum-wage part-time job. How’d that work out for me, you might be wondering? Even if you’re not wondering, I still think [...]
I need to do some thinking on the keyboard. You’re invited to look over my shoulder while I type. Normally, I get really pissed off when people try to do that (I do a lot of work in “third place” public spaces) but it’s you, so I don’t mind at all. In fact, I’m hoping [...]
Can someone explain that phrase to me? I mean, what’s the opposite of “gainful employment?” “Lossy employment?” I suppose one could be employed doing something, in some kind of archaic sense, and perhaps that wouldn’t involve compensation, so it wouldn’t be “gainful.” Then again, if you’re employed in some action, so to speak, and the action leads somewhere, wouldn’t that be a “gain?”
I need to kill the focus-killers.