Two major things colored the 1930’s. 1) the immediate wake of the industrial revolution, and 2) the great depression. In short – wild efficiency plus a jobs-shortage inspired Kellogg’s to drop their workday to 6 hours-day, 30 hours-week. This was a win-win: happier employees and providing more struggling people with paying jobs.
[Note to a friend] Never let the wrong things influence your sense of worth, either as an artist or a person. Unfortunately… perception is part of life, and perception is way more often wrong than it is right, including our own perception of ourselves. Your worth is a pearl to be protected – make sure […]
From Anonymous: I’ve been thinking a lot about why I might be the way I am. And to be honest. When my parents got divorced it felt like the world ended. I know it was hard for all of us. But my mom didn’t even acknowledge me and my dad was too sad to spend […]
You are the only one who will truly ever know, you… This can free you from that deep human urge to be saved. Finally seen, finally comforted, by some mythical “other”, a partner or social group, who is perfect and sees you, and accepts you perfectly. How wonderful though, to realize this mythical other is […]
From Luke: I have been following along your posts and essays for the last few weeks and they have become a wonderful daily read in my own journey of self-discovery (still catching up on your older posts). I believe what you have created is incredibly helpful and important. I instantly connected with your writing style, […]