"Every woman who has ever kept a diary knows that women write in diaries because things are not going right." - From Mary Helen Washington's introduction to the Memphis diaries of Ida B. Wells
“I’m not raising them,” I said. “I’m an adjunct. And I understand your sister’s point of view.”
The photo that illustrates this blog post was taken in Boston, where and when I grew up. This is an excerpt from Wite Out, a memoir with poems, which will be published by Hanging Loose on the cusp of 2019-2020.