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Working from hell (home)

Working from hell (home)

Working from home is pretty goddam sweet. Especially when dressed in bedtime casual, lounged out, taking a conference call. But when the first heat wave strikes, working in an at-home sweatshop becomes a very specific sort of hell. The kind where you roam from coffee shop to cafe, weighted down by laptop, hunting free wifi, cool air and minimally-priced coffee; a refugee without a...

Having kids?

Having kids?

I, like many in my generation, decided to swap the suburban strip mall of my youth for a city bodega once I became an adult.  While I have no idea what the social scientific explanation is for this trend,  I can provide you with the theory I developed when I was 18:   Suburbs = uncool and cities = cool.  Now that I have turned 19 I can tell you that cities, while being very cool,...