Living & Working in Great Places
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I'm feeling the need to continue the "Are You Afraid," blog but in a different vein . The title is a phrase I will often use when hitchhiking our World . Typically I mumble the phrase when I'm parched , the "road" is a prayer at best and the next goat truck might just be my express ticket to a chilled Cerveza or a Twinkee resupply point ... I digress .
This ramble is directed towards people already in the labor market who might thinking about seasonal employment . Maybe you've been downsized out of a career , or how about an escape from the grind for a few months ? Many folks are looking for new skills and perhaps a complete career makeover .
Leaping in to the Great Unknown is a foreign idea to most . Like me , maybe you were raised to attain the American Dream . You know , go to school ,get the job , marriagekidsmorgagecareerretire and kaput . Wow... I'm not knocking the Dream , I knelt at the shrine of the American Way for many moons . My mind became dulled by the barrage of the daily routine . My Soul hanging out at the "lost but not yet found Dept ." What Dream ? Why does the Dream stifle me ?
A few of my road friends are disillusioned refugees seeking escape from our manic 24/7/365 society . Walking to work among bison and elk is a refreshing change from the normal commute . Want to kill your TV ? Pitch the cell in the bin ? No worries - media reception in many/most work sites is bad or non-existent . Tired of the same crowd ? Come on out and make friends with someone from a different continent or culture while you wash dishes - and get paid for it .
If you are on the fence , go ahead and explore Coolworks some more . There are outstanding members willing to give advice on this lifestyle - it can be and is a lifestyle for many .The reason I wrote this blog --- Having worked as a Medic I often enjoyed listening to elderly patients share their memories of their lives and work . Mostly their faces remained stoic when they remark on the 30 yrs with the Company .But when mentioning their adventures and misadventures of a long life their faces became animated , a fresh sparkle in the eye . Urban medic duty also taught me graphically that any moment could be your last . So , grab as much info as possible and maybe take the plunge - good or bad , the experience may change your life . All I know is that for myself , when I'm older, stuck, in a chair and peeing in to a bag - when applesauce is my daily highlight , I want to sit and drool on the many albums of my life Thanks for reading - JP