Long hours on the job, the frenzy of multi-tasking, the responsibility of children and the drudgery of housework leave too many of us with too little time for leisure, play and recreation. But one company thinks it’s found the solution to this problem.
This week Eight Forty-Eight heard about the real-life challenges facing workers in the Great Lakes region as part of the Front and Center series. Friday was listeners' chance to share how they were doing in this economy.
When the United States was a largely agrarian economy, the Great Lakes provided irrigation and transportation and helped the region to become a central food source. In the industrial age, the lakes provided the large amounts of water needed for manufacturing. But what about now?