Where Does Selfishness End?

So, I just saw another article about a school district that might go to a 4-day school week. There’s plans (at least in my state) to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour over the next 6 years. This past holiday season everyone complained about stores being open on Thanksgiving or Christmas. And as always, the Europeans’ lifestyle of taking regular holiday is in the minds of American workers as much as siestas and paternity leave.

And I’m just wondering where will it all end?

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I have really let things slide…

It’s almost time for that end of the year post about resolutions. You know, the one where I talk about how I started out strong, but then let my posting slide. Where I comment on my “free writing” and “free sketching” efforts, which also started out strong… Where I mention my time spent making videos to post to YouTube, which were supposed to be for fun and just a way to get into a habit and actually make something but which soon died because I became partly concerned about COPPA and a little upset about my inhibitions that restricted me to making clip videos containing text instead of voice commentary because that’s a whole thing I don’t want to get into right now.

But let’s get into it.

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The Pool Problem

Growing up, my family belonged to a neighborhood pool. Well, I’m not exactly sure what you call it. It was a private pool; you had to have a membership to use the pool and take advantage of it’s many amenities. But it was near a neighborhood, kids would ride their bikes to the pool, some families would walk to the pool, but yes most drove to the pool. However, the health department still considers it a public space… and I’m sure it’s not so they can regulate it and collect tax money or anything…

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