Swashbucklers ~~ Tamara Johnson

Pigwicks by Tamara Johnson

San Diego is a hard place to find work with a liberal arts degree.  When I am offered a teaching position at a local community college, two  classes in composition, one on the Navy base, at approximately $750.00 a  month, I feel fortunate.  Private tutoring will add about $240.00 a month,  California Poets in the Schools $3,000 or so more a year.  There is an  E.S.L. gig that was working out well until I complained about being asked  to work through my breaks and lunch hours without pay, but certainly  something else will come around.   The subject of my financial status,  however, causes my mother to hyperventilate Continue reading “Swashbucklers ~~ Tamara Johnson”