In a college dorm, in a prison, in a marriage
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Ralph Hubbell is an author and translator who teaches writing to English Language Learner students at the Maryland Institute College of Art. He and his wife live in Baltimore with their two cats, who spend long hours lounging on the neighbors’ porches. You can follow him on Twitter: @Ralph_Hubbell.
You see that the cruelty of the Happy Vertex is its fleeting nature. Line A plunges downward, line B eventually plateaus, and before you know it, the distractions take over, and you’re thinking about girls, or you take a brief but intense interest in Mazda Miatas. Soon you’ll think about money, nothing but money.