Big Company

My Dining Room Painting by John Singer Sargent
My Dining Room  John Singer Sargent, 1883-86, Oil on Canvas

On Friday afternoon I called to tell my father the good news.

“A full time offer,” he said, “Congratulations.” Continue reading “Big Company”


Two great books for when you’re feeling down and useless

Memoir on dying by Dr. Paul Kalanithi. Last night, in a bout of writer’s block/what am I doing with my life despair, (after spending the evening complaining to Tom about not writing and then watching two hours of Sci-Fi TV (“The Expanse”), I logged onto the New York Public Library website and downloaded two books to my Kindle: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi and What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, by Haruki Murakami.
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