My monthly contribution to The Writers’ Vineyard falls one day before Labor Day. Well, what better excuse to muse about the whole idea of work?
I’m not inclined to romanticize manual labor. (I’m pretty lazy, after all.) But one thing about growing food and building shelter – it’s pretty clear when you’ve been successful, and pretty clear when you haven’t. A crop yields enough to feed the family: success. The roof springs leaks and rain pours in: not so much.
Read it all here.