You’ve heard the ancient saying ‘people who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.’ I’ll be the first to admit that as soon as I hear that oft repeated line that I laugh. I just imagine people staring at you as you go to the bathroom through several glass walls. So you’re kind of distorted […]
2016 Election Too Close To Call
Right now. Nauseated. They’re saying 2016 Election Too Close To Call. The swing states are swinging. My friends abroad are terrified. Global stock markets are plummeting. Fear is everywhere. Fear is the word of the hour. I have no idea what is going to be happening with our library. It’s […]
The following is a blow by blow conversation between my husband and me. I’m trying to share more of my thoughts with him so he’s not totally in the dark. More on that another time.
Conversation after a long day
Husband: I’m sooo tired.
Me: I’m tired, too. But, I kind of wish I was exhausted.
Me: Because […]
January 1st is just another date on the calendar, another ticking of the same clock. Normally I make a few silly resolutions and let that be that. Yet somehow this artificial ‘new year’ springs a fresh hope in my heart. The last couple of weeks have been pretty dark here. Posting has taken a back […]
It’s exhausting. It’s tiring. Those are 2 separate things. One has more to do with maintaining your previous schedule along with all the other new responsibilities and the other is just taking care of a newborn, you know?
The whole day is triage. From getting up and the 2 of us tag team-ing making coffee and […]
Just what every expectant mother wants to hear–Congratulations on your pregnancy, but you’re 35 so your eggs could be expiring– what!?! Let’s face it, common assumptions are that after 35 the risk for Down’s Syndrome and other congenital diseases/defects are doubled or tripled. The truth is that in any pregnancy, these problems can occur and […]
Let’s stop for a moment and pretend we find out that your best friend, acquaintance, sibling, etc. is pregnant. What’s the first thing you say?
If it’s not ‘congratulations’ you’re screwing up the conversation already. If your first thought is either:
a. how many other kids they have and if it’s too many or not
b. the gender […]