Why Should the Bee Imitate the Beaver? Because Beavers Play at Their Work.

Photo of a sunflower

Was thinking about this:

“From beavers, bees should learn to mend their ways.

A bee works; a beaver works and plays.”

–American proverb (allegedly–I’ve never heard this proverb before!), Oxford Treasury of Sayings & Quotations

One of the aspects of my life that makes me happiest is that I do the same thing for work that I do for play. My “job” is exactly what I do with my free time: reading, writing, taking notes, observing people.

Not one day goes by when I don’t think about it, and feel thankful for it.

How about you? Do you find ways to play at your work? There are many ways to accomplish this.



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