coffee break

By: streetdiscrete

Mar 24 2010

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Aperture:f/3.5
Focal Length:5.8mm
ISO:800
Shutter:1/80 sec
Camera:Canon PowerShot A590 IS

We all have to go to work. At work we have duties, responsibilities, and things that simply must get done. But no one tells us what to do during the intermittent fifteen minute breaks. No one has to. We just know. Whether its a quick smoke, coffee and creamer, checking email, doodling on a whiteboard, or taking photos of doodles on a whiteboard; when it comes to your break you don’t have to ask what to do. You just know.

Sometimes I feel like we are all worker ants, devoid of free thoughts, of intuition or motivation beyond the mindless goal of working for the ephemeral something. But then I see smiley faces and stick figures sketched out on the whiteboard and reconsider. Even if we do sometimes look and act like drones; even if we follow a schedule given to us by someone else; even if we are paid peanuts; somewhere within all that we are still free to doodle, but only during break…

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