And I don’t even get to smoke on the job?

December 27, 2006

Dear Blog Guy,
Sometimes I have second thoughts about my career. How can I tell if I’m spending my life doing what’s right for me?
Hard Worker

Well, Hard Worker, these are very personal choices, but I have one rule of thumb I apply.  Look around your work station. If you see a large tub of gunpowder and tools for pounding and tamping, you may have made a bad career choice at some point.  I hope this helps.
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A worker places gunpowder into cardboard cylinders at firecracker factory in Sta. Maria town in the Bulacan province, north of Manila, December 27, 2006. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo

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I’m thinking this is a scene from an upcoming live-action Bugs Bunny film.

John, you mean Wiley Coyote and the Roadrunner. . .

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