The January 2010 Archive

*Your Life’s Less Ordinary

Recently, I found out that someone I went to school with has become a novelist. Now, that would be perfectly acceptable to me if it weren’t for the fact that she has become a celebrated novelist. I had not been aware of this woman’s career trajectory, most likely because for several years I avoided reading […]

*thirtysomething’s Gotta Give

‘Thirty days hath September, April, June and November …’. While I have often found this hoary rhyme most helpful, last year it was December that was all about the word ‘thirty’ for me. This is because I was able to spend my Christmas holidays, as I had promised myself, becoming reacquainted with thirtysomething (‘as close […]