I’m moving six blocks from my current spot, to a house I bought in Oakland, and I am super excited. It’s been a long time since I owned a house, and renting felt right for so long for reasons like wanting flexibility, doing start-ups, etc. But this house..in a part of North Oakland I love, on a street that seems filled with good neighbors…has me so jazzed. It feels like the room of one’s own–that, even with housemates–it will be a great place to write and work, as well as savor life.
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