Where you work, what you're doing, the pay check and any added bonuses do not define your work. If you consider it work or feel like you're doing something you're passionate about or even if you're just content about, it's a job, and it's your job. Most importantly, it's a real job.
The idea of going to college for four years to emerge with the promise of a full-time job is a fading dream. Instead, most are seeking alternatives before jumping into the black hole of 40 hour work weeks Monday through Friday.
First day of spring and a snow day! Well, who doesn't love paid-time off? I sure as hell do. However, that's not the case for every employed person; some still have to work, or work from home, or some don't make money for that day, or they may eventually have to make this day up. [...]