Friday, October 30, 2009
FridayRoger has just started a new blog, and I'm here at work while he finishes up his first post.
Have just a few minutes, but wanted to just mention that very special feeling that Friday evening still seems to have. For those of us with nine-to-fives, work is done for the week, the weekend looms ahead...if not glittering with possibilities, at least as long in its potential span as it will ever get.
I always used to say that my favorite part of the week was that elevator ride down to the parking lot on Friday nights. Even though I'm old, and even though that feeling of endless summer is but a sad and aching distant memory, there's still a whiff of it in the air on these Friday evenings after work. Even if there's nothing planned. Even if there's nothing but a bunch of housework in store for me. Even if it's just another coupla days off... still, it's something. It's something.
Anyway. To all the rest of you working stiffs stuck with a 40 hour work week, enjoy. This is the place where it's good to be us, and not so good to be a free lancer, or a student, or someone who has to live by their wits, which translates to working around the clock in high anxiety 24/7. Nope, this is the point, the one point, where we can say OK, it's done for this week. And walk away.
Have a good weekend. And enjoy Roger's new blog.
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