Overstaying my welcome

I’m up late, stomach churning, because I don’t see a way forward. There’s no reward for good work, no consequences for bad. A progressionless limbo. And it starts to wear on you.

Looking at job listings, page after page wants someone with an advanced degree. Now you can argue that this certificates a certain level of knowledge, or demonstrates an ability to produce in a politicized environment, but part of me also thinks that it’s about doing what you’re told.. I’ve never been good at that. The emperor’s not wearing any clothes, that’s a terrible idea, and yeah those pants make you look fat. This is good in some professions, like bridge building where you want more than hope holding things up.

I guess the main point is that the longer one stays around, without a solid foundation or careful curation, familiarity breeds contempt.

Posted in Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Obvious Grog
%d bloggers like this: