Tag Archives: The Hamptons

The great unemployment coffee experiment

I’m a creature of habit. My morning commute to my five-month freelance gig always included a stop for coffee. The project’s long hours made caffeine a necessity. Soon enough, the caffeine headaches made caffeine a necessity. My trip always led me past one of two decent coffee places, depending on the route. The fancy-sounding though […]

Demoted from the middle class

Keep it moving there, slacker. Ever feel like the world is just piling on? Not only am I unemployed, I got demoted again today. Scrolling through the day’s job announcement emails, I discovered that I am no longer middle class… N.Y.C. so costly you need to earn six figures to make middle class The NY […]

Unemployed again

So I find myself with a little bit of free time, man of leisure that I am. The Hamptons are over for the season. The auction houses are all dark this week. And swimming in my big pool of money like Scrooge McDuck is getting a little old. (Who would’ve thought that was even possible?)

Actually, I was just laid off… again. It’s the 3rd