FIRE Station Fun – Passing Time

I have had a couple of friends in the last week try to explain to me how ‘exciting’ their jobs are and how they ‘wouldn’t ever think of retiring’. ┬áTheir explanations often come with an amazing picture of some far-flung location that they traveled to. Beyond the travel, they work hard to explain how the projects they are leading new breakthrough in their company or … Continue reading FIRE Station Fun – Passing Time

The Dark Dream: ‘Take This Job & Shove It’

“Take this job & shove it!” – that’s the dark dream isn’t it?  The 1977 Johnny Paycheck song captures the retaliatory spirit within us all to fight the ‘man’ and leave work in a glorious rage of independence.  While the song peaked at #1 for just two weeks on the Billboard Country charts, it has lived on as a cultural touchstone for more than 35 years. … Continue reading The Dark Dream: ‘Take This Job & Shove It’