Daily Archives: July 30, 2011

The Other Way of Quitting

I regularly contribute to an Employee Administered Retirement Savings Plan (I buy lotto tickets) because I hate working. It’s not that I don’t like the people I work with or that the job itself is particularly painful, it’s just that life is short and there are any number of things I would rather spend forty hours doing every week, like flossing with rusty piano wire. Due to some poor planning years ago, I will never be able to retire on the peanuts I’m paid. My only hope is to hit all seven numbers on the lottery.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken

Strafed Korean War Locomotive

The photo above was taken on November 3 of 2009 with my Nikon D300 in Gyeonggi-do, South-Korea.

The locomotive was strafed during the Korean War and remained in place until a few years ago when it was recovered from the DMZ and brought to South Korea. It was de-rusted, preserved, and put on display at the Imjingak War Memorial as a reminder of the horrors of war. Continue reading