I’m Becky Nicolaides. And like 51% of Americans I live in a suburb. I also study the suburbs pretty intensively. Life and work continually collide. I thought I’d start blogging to share some musings about suburban life as an insider and outsider. It’s a slightly schitzoid existence, being hyper aware of the ways this place is “socially produced” while I’m struggling to get my kids out the door every morning – without forgetting lunches, backpacks, knee pads, etc. My husband says I’m “embedded” in the suburbs… or did he mean I’m in bed in the suburbs? Either way, it works. Let’s see where this all goes…
That gorgeous picture up at the top was taken by Andrew Wiese, my dear friend and writing partner.
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That gorgeous photo at the top taken by Andy Wiese... it also graces the cover of our book The Suburb Reader
I migrated my blog SuburbanMe to this website... losing all of my comments in the process! I am sorry to lose those terrific insights from my readers.