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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
In 1971 I moved into a basement apartment in Chicago with my then-husband, who was a medical student. The floors were covered with ugly carpeting installed by the previous tenants, and they told us that if we wanted the rug to stay, we had … 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