Tag: construction work

Labor Day 2013

“Barack wants to create two and a half million jobs. The infrastructure is a huge deal. This war on work, that I suppose exists, has casualties like any other war. The infrastructure’s the first one; declining trade-school enrollments are the second one. Every single year: fewer electricians, fewer carpenters, fewer plumbers, fewer welders, fewer pipefitters,…

Fingerprints Part 10 — The Doors

This is the tenth part of a series. Click here to catch up on previous entries. “I believe in the Scottish proverb: Hard work never killed a man. Men die of boredom, psychological conflict and disease. They do not die of hard work. The harder your people work, the happier and healthier they will be.” —David Ogilvy…

Fingerprints Part 9 — Life’s a Beach

This is the ninth part of a series. Click here to catch up on previous entries. Yes, Sagittarius, this is a good moment to abandon old beliefs and moral values. Your view of life has changed and, above all, you’re more aware of how your outdated, preconceived ideas sometimes poison your life. The past no longer concerns…