To draw one more creative breath, writers always have to be falling in love with something or someone new. And spouses and friends heat us for that, even for confessing to our foolishness as if we secretly admire it.
From "The Los Angeles Writing Club" in Burdens by Water: An Unintended Memoir by Alan Rifkin, published by Brown Paper Press.
Rifkin's collected essays about life in Southern California will suck you along page by page, whether he's writing about pool cleaners, the Los Angeles of Evelyn Waugh days, or his Jewish roots on a drive through the San Fernando Valley.
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