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December 2018, Page 2

Ca Suffit

“Ça Suffit,” as the French say, either politely muttered “that’s enough” when offered quantities, or yelled “Enough!” at kids to stop fidgeting. “Ça Suffit,” I say after last weekend. This is enough. My apartment, San Francisco, my hobbies, my friends, my activities, my goals, my struggles, my wanders, these are …

Summer Vacation Ends

It is August 1, 1986. I have one month left of summer vacation before I start my freshman year of highschool. School – long days of commuting, studying, and fraught social interactions – is hard. Thus, the first of August commences the bittersweet period of sadness as I count away …

Reading

With so much time to myself, I read a lot. In March, the New York Times published The New Vanguard, 15 remarkable books by women that are shaping the way we read and write fiction in the 21st century. I decided to read all 15. Most are wonderful, some are …