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It was 1971, late summer or early fall, and in my memory the day is cast in an amber kind of glow, all warm hues and soft edges. I was twenty years old, a college dropout, still snagged on some … Continue reading
It feels so odd to say it now, but I once lived in Chicago. I moved there in 1971 to be with the medical student who was my first husband, and although I left repeatedly, it was something of a home … Continue reading
The other day I was listening to a discussion of a book called Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace by Nikil Saval. It traces the evolution of the modern workplace as economies shifted from agriculture to industry to information-based, … Continue reading
This happened. It was the depths of the 1970s, and I was taking classes at the state university in Albany. One semester more and I’d have a degree, and that would mean I’d finally accomplished something, or so I’d been … Continue reading