Working For The Weekend.
Work used to be confined with the hours of 9 and 5, Monday through Friday. The idea of conferencing with my boss after work hours or on the weekend was laughable, back when I was working in my crappy insurance job. But now, working at an internet/new media company and running SUM, work spills into the weekend almost effortlessly.
Which, if you ask me, is crap.
So I made some attempts at disconnecting this weekend. My KerriBerry was still fired up and I occasionally checked in with Twitter, but I spent Saturday going on a hike with my husband and enjoying a nice dinner out, then Sunday at The Bruce Museum in Greenwich and then cooking steaks and drinking champagne on the beach with a friend. We spent more time enjoying each other's company, instead of getting lost in the abyss of the internet.
And we saw some odd things, for certain.
While we were hanging out on the beach, we spied on some people taking photographs nearby. Just a couple high school kids, most likely in need of new Facebook profile pics. Fine. But then we saw a guy in what looked like Confederate solider gear, standing on top of a cannon. Not exactly normal, but could have been a photo shoot of some kind.
One guy in his solider gear, the other holding a vacuum cleaner. With the hose pointing towards the ocean. Bold. Poignant. Contemporary art? Either way, I almost laughed myself off the picnic table.