decided fallen into a life of freelancing. Awesome! Everyone else is a damned fool with their offices and coworkers and bosses and taxed income. Not you! Hell no. You don't take orders from anyone. You're pretty much your own boss! You work when, where, and however much you want. Life can be pretty damn great.
Except when it's not. Like now. It's been a slow month with projects, and now your money supply is pretty much drained. If you finish the big assignment by tomorrow, you'll have just enough cash to pay for rent or healthcare. Covering both is completely out of the question. So, before you can start working and earning those fat dollar bills, you have to make your first big boss decision of the day. Do you mail your rent check or make your healthcare payment?
Are you concerned that you may be a character trapped in a Tom Waits song? Be smart and learn the warning signs before it's too late. Also, it's too late. It has always been too late.
I'm haunted by a recurring vision of a skeleton flipping me off. To avoid seeing this terrifying image in bumper sticker form, I pay someone with a blank bumper to drive in front of me at all times.
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