My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. fall in love with revision
March 28, 2011When I was a kid, a read an article (probably in The Boston Globe, but maybe in Jama magazine, or some other refined bathroom reading) that suggested your first job will influence all other jobs in your future.
My first job was babysitting (a neighbor's infant; I was ten--he was about a month old and when he cried the alarm of it made me walk, and walk, and walk in circles around the house until the swaddled fellow finally fell asleep again. Then I sat in the same position for two hours, arms strong and numb, afraid to trip the wire, until his mother came home.), followed closely by the walking of a Rhodesian Ridgeback with my friend Lisa. It... see more