Moments ago, I was so struck by this quote from Carl Sagan I felt compelled to write. It sent me down an amazing path of self-inquiry.
It’s true, I pull a few shifts at a really nice local restaurant, and people ask me fairly frequently why I do it when I’ve got so much else going on. I fully trust my own professional skills, but there are a whole host of reasons why I keep an partially-employed foot in the “human” world, and why I still wait tables. Here are a few of the biggest: