"Since then, the rumor has been spreading. People I run into on the street say, 'I hear you're leaving Pittsburgh.' Or mutual friends and relatives say to one another, 'Lee is leaving town.' "
From Lee Gutkind's blog Nov. 5.
Yes, shocking, but true. With the world economy in free fall, election of the first African-American as president making history and even the closing of the Penn Brewery causing a stir, the whole town is coping instead with the loss of Lee Gutlkind as a faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh and Starbuck's is trying to accommodate the considerable loss of his business. Read Gutkind's blog post here:Creative Nonfiction.