Handling the Loaded Question

During a business meeting dinner (party of five) in a noisy restaurant earlier this week, a colleague who doesn’t know me very well turned to me as the conversation veered off into talk of kids and asked the loaded question on the subject of why I don’t have children. What’s most remarkable to me is that it was the first […]

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The Ultimate Mashup

The online world is enamored today with the “mashup”… here’s one I often wonder about. What would a mashup of these two characters have looked like (Note: these snapshots show my husband and me at six years old … a few decades before we met. I loved that jumper and headband!) Clearly I need to do a better job of […]

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The Double Whammy

Today was one of those days that offered up the one-two punch and just about leveled me. Fortunately, a new reader (Baby Blues) dropped by and her comment led me to her blog which had just the right message for me.  Thanks, Baby Blues. You’re officially on the Blog Roll. My first indication that today was going to offer up […]

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A Confession About Newborns

Just after one of my best friends delivered her third child we got together for lunch.  Her pregnancy had been totally unexpected and a complete shock to her and her husband. Her doctor had all but declared baby number two a miracle. That said, when her second child began to walk she and her husband donated their assorted newborn belongings […]

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