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Old 05-16-2009, 03:05 PM   #1
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Its weisure time.

Glad I do not have a nickel in this quarter.

Welcome to the 'weisure' lifestyle - CNN.com
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Old 05-16-2009, 03:16 PM   #2
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Weisure. Staycation. Good grief. Why do some people feel compelled to create new stupid words?
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Old 05-16-2009, 05:05 PM   #3
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Times change...
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Old 05-16-2009, 05:18 PM   #4
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Weisure. Staycation. Good grief. Why do some people feel compelled to create new stupid words?
Because they're journalists with large vocabularies and short deadlines?

Maybe they wore out the old stupid words...
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Old 05-16-2009, 07:34 PM   #5
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from the article..."People are more willing to let work invade their leisure time because, for a lot of Americans, working has become more fun, Conley says."



what galaxy is this guy living in?
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Old 05-16-2009, 07:46 PM   #6
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My job is not conducive to "weisure". When I am at work, I am at work. I don't call family on the phone, or do personal things except in extremis and rarely...I can't. I'm too busy with lots of phone calls and field visits. I do go out to lunch with friends at the office a couple of times a week, and I also do things with them outside the office on a regular basis. And when I'm home, I never check my office voice mail or e-mail or worry about things that I have to do the next day. I find a do best when I strictly compartmentalize the two and never the twain shall meet.
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... working has become more fun...
... as compared to becoming more unemployed...
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Old 05-17-2009, 08:37 PM   #8
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Weisure can lead to Seizures.....my new line!
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Old 05-17-2009, 09:26 PM   #9
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from the article..."People are more willing to let work invade their leisure time because, for a lot of Americans, working has become more fun, Conley says."



what galaxy is this guy living in?
Frank and I had the same response to this article. Just because people are having to work such crazy long hours these days, doesn't mean that they like doing it.
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To each his own, says I. There are people who like to poke fishhooks through their skin and suspend themselves from the ceiling. I guess there might be people who like to work all the time from wherever they are. I, on the other hand, like being FIREd.
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