Tag: Working From Home

Now and Later

As I mentioned previously, I've been working a ton during these past few months, and the end seems far away. As a result, much of the COVID-19 pandemic to date has passed by in a blur. I've only vaguely registered that summer is ending and autumn is about to...

Work and Life: Blurred Lines

A colleague recently remarked that “we aren’t working from home, we are living at work.” Similarly, several articles have noted that during the COVID-19 era, workdays in the United States and several other countries, including France, Spain, and the United Kingdom, have increased by several hours a day. That’s...

A Place to Call My Own

After I wrote about enjoying my ongoing trial run of remote work, my company announced that employees can work remotely for the rest of the year. It's not a permanent switch to remote work like Twitter, Facebook and a few other companies (yet), but it's making me think more...

Silver Linings: Trial Run of Remote Work

Like everyone else in the world, my pre-COVID daily life and routine is gradually fading from memory. But, the pandemic has disproportionately impacted certain groups, so I’m very fortunate and privileged to be among those who still have our health and a steady job. And, while I wish it...

Otium in the Time of COVID-19: Initial Lessons and Observations

It's been nearly a month since my company proactively mandated that employees work from home. All businesses in my area, except for grocery stores and other essential places, have been shut down.

I'm still getting used to this new normal. But, this unexpected change has given me a new perspective...