The signal-to-noise ratio of Seth Godin's blog is pretty darn high. This post on how lowering the barriers to publishing highlights the line between those who have something original/provocative/insightful to say, and those who dont, is just one example. And it's almost a throwaway insight in the final paragraph.
Damn, he's good. (OK, I'm a total fanboy, as Wil Wheaton would say).
"The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and play, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence at whatever he does, leaving others to decide whether he is working or playing. To him he's always doing both."
That was my job title, once upon a time back at The Software Toolworks. It re-appeared on the concert poster for the Little Feat concert put together by my lovely wife for me (and 571 paying customers) for my birthday last Saturday ("Thanks to the Wizard in Residence").
Then this page reminded me of how fun (and whimsical) a job title can be.