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OOTD: A Different Kind Of Hat

I’ve been working a lot this year. Different kinds of jobs: short-term, longer-term, contract, one-off, productive, tedious, sketchy. For each job I’ve had to take on different mindsets, apply different skills and figure out what combination of my talent and ability will best enable me in each position. It’s a tricky way to live. I think a lot about wanting to do other things. Some of my intended projects left abandoned temporarily while I juggle the many responsibilities of working. I often tell my inner artist to be patient, that she needs to be able to sustain herself in order to have the muscle to pursue her desires. But it’s not an easy thing to hear daily. It’s even harder to say it daily. I’ve been meeting all kinds of people at work though, and as I expand I come to appreciate more and more the multiplicity of experiences that we each have, and in particular, that I have. Meeting other people makes me aware of my own life, and what it means to be …