All work is moving stuff from one place to another.

Laundry, waiting to be moved from basket to drawer.

Glasses, waiting to be moved from counter to cabinet.

Once upon a time, I knew a guy who was certainly in the top five craziest people I have ever met.  He just happened to be married to one of the top three craziest people I have ever met, but that's a story for a different day.  Anyway, said crazy guy talked quite a bit like David Carradine in Kung Fu.  You know, before he went all erotic asphyxiation on everybody.

He thought himself very sage.

I thought him to be slightly creepy and very, very, very insane.  You know, like, no-direct-eye-contact-for-fear-of-setting-him-off insane.

But one day he surprised me a bit.  He said something that truly wise, and that I still remember some-odd years later.

He said in his Kung-fu master voice, "All work is moving things from one place to another."

He stood there studiously for a minute to make sure everyone around understood just how wise and profound he was, then he shambled off to eat corn chips and drink beer, which was his second favorite past time, right after pretending to be a Shaolin Monk.

But think about it for a minute.

It's really true.

Maybe I should have been listening closer when he talked.

Crazy people have important things to say, too.

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