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The Truth About Working From Home.

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Like so many of you during Covid 19, I’m now working from home.

I’ve been a freelance writer my entire professional career, and until fifteen years ago, when I bought a small office building so I could better separate my work life from my family life, I worked exclusively from home.

Initially, home was an apartment. I didn’t have a roommate. Call it peace, call it privilege, it made my life doable.

My apartment office was a glorious sunroom off my living room.

I only went to my sunroom to write/work. I didn’t even talk on the phone in my office unless it was for business. I used the landline in my kitchen for personal calls. And, likewise, didn’t take professional calls in the kitchen.

The sunroom didn’t have a door and I didn’t clean it up for company or holidays or anything short of an impending fire hazard.

That fire hazard thing: always a danger. It was the seventies, life before computers and all that, and there was paper. Tons of........

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