Monday, August 27, 2007

When work isn't work any longer

Well, today is a sad day. Lara has gone back to work, and with that comes the end of our days hanging out with Joel and Kiernan, working on the business. I have to say, it's been a lot of fun! The past 4-5 months especially, since we started working on the business, I've seen Lara and Kiernan almost daily.

As I was trying to fall asleep last night, I started thinking about how much Lara and I have been working on Apples'n'Oranges, especially over the past couple of weeks as we got the site up and running. We've been putting in hours upon hours inputting stock, updating images, writing text and organizing inventory. I know I've worked much longer hours than I ever did at a job (with the exception of the 5 months I spent as a grunt working for a PR firm!)

Working on Apples'n'Oranges just doesn't feel like work. I don't have to force myself to turn on the computer in the morning. Poor Mitch has to fight me for the laptop so he can check the sports highlights! I've been pushing bed time later and later and now it's almost midnight every night when I get to bed.

Over the past 8 years working in Communications/PR, I have NEVER had a job that I felt this way about. I feel even more sure that being an entrepreneur is exactly the right fit for me. I've never been happier at 'work'!
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Maya said...

I have loved following your story since I stumbled upon your blog. I want that feeling for loving work too...hopefully someday! Congrats to you for finding that!

Peekaboo Beans said...

Good Luck Lara - I know it is hard leaving your baby at home! I remember it well....hang in there. Your little boy will be proud of his mommy one day! Congrats guys on multitasking the biz, family and careers too!