…All this thought about hard work came about whilst breaking rocks for a new path today. A passer by told me it looked like slave labour, I told him I was getting paid and enjoying it but I don’t think he was convinced…
— Robin Wood
From: “is hard work bad or good?”
March 31, 2010
Recent work with axes and wedges reminded me the importance of hard, physical work. Wood’s article hits all the right spots, and is a great way to start the day. My thanks to Peter Follansbee for highlighting it!
Often I hear the phrase “…at least in this job I don’t get my hands dirty any more…” — mostly from younger people. They will be missing much in life.
— Al Navas