Thursday, June 18, 2009

The Mighty Queens of Freeville by Amy Dickinson


We met and he offered me a staff position as a writer. Reluctantly, I said no. I couldn't imagine taking on a job that would require sixty-hour work weeks and travel. He said, "Forgive me for asking, but not a lot of people turn down these jobs. Do you mind telling me why?"
"I have another job, " I said.
"I didn't realize that. Could you tell me what it is?" he asked.
"I'm trying to raise a person, " I told him.

p.128

2 comments:

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