Tag Archives: work

QotD: My First Gig

What was your very first job?  Submitted by Laurel. Newspaper – Morning Delivery From age 13 to 17, I delivered a tiny, uninfluential paper no one's ever heard of to between sixty and sixty-five doorsteps along a few streets south and west of the Forest Glen Metro station in Silver Spring, Md. My brother Erin […]

Friends. How many of us have them?

"Social Isolation Growing in U.S., Study Says," Washington Post, Shankar Vedantam Bowling Alone : The Collapse and Revival of American Community […] Robert D. Putnam, a professor of public policy at Harvard and the author of "Bowling Alone," a book about increasing social isolation in the United States, said the new study supports what he […]