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I Babysit for the One Percent
submitted 8 months ago by Vigte from thecut.com
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[–]kazenmusic 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun - 8 months ago (0 children)
This article has echoes in my life, in a small town on the other side of the continent. I'm a home renovator, and though the "reasons-for" are different, there is a familiarity to this woman's statements.
It's emotionally colder in her world, though; I enjoy the trust of being handed the keys to the house at the beginning of the job, and the satisfaction of performing without supervision. Most of my employers are more or less from my own world, though of course they have more money than I do (I couldn't afford to hire myself).
Thanks, OP, for showing me this site! It looks interesting, if a little cynical. How I think of myself, I suppose.