When Life (and Death) and Work Collide

Remembering, and Missing, Our Colleague Charita Law

Zócalo is not an easy place to work. It’s a place where a small group of people is asked to do difficult things on a daily basis, and where those difficult things, and the time and effort it takes to do them, quickly blur the boundaries between job and life. And so we will be at the hospital the day after our colleague’s wife has a baby. I will show everyone in the office my mother’s cupcake paintings when I video-conference into a meeting from my parents’ house in New …

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