In the three years since my friend Abby gave me her couch, she moved four times, changed jobs twice, became engaged, got married, and gave birth. During that same time frame, I didn’t move, married no one, popped out zero babies, and adopted one cat....more
Posts Tagged: Where I’m Reading
One of the reasons that I left my middle-management job during a recession was because I never had the energy left over to read.
In fact, I never had the energy or passion left over to do much of anything. For four years I lived in San Francisco and worked ten- to twelve-hour days, first in San Francisco and then in Oakland....more
It’s Saturday morning, and so I’m sitting in a coffee shop which is in relative close proximity to my apartment. I’ve been going to coffee shops on Saturday mornings for many years now. It’s sort of like my church, or rather, synagogue (sorry, mom!)....more
If you’re a member of the Rumpus Poetry Book Club (and if you aren’t, here you go), then you should have received your copy of Leigh Stein’s Dispatch From the Future weeks ago. If, however, you are among the unfortunate people who had to actually wait for the book’s official release, then today is your day....more